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Blastomyces

 [blas″to-mi´sēz]
a genus of pathogenic fungi growing as mycelial forms at room temperature and as yeastlike forms at body temperature; applied to the yeasts pathogenic for humans and other animals. B. dermati´tidis is the species that causes North American blastomycosis.

Blastomyces

/Blas·to·my·ces/ (blas″to-mi´sēz) a genus of pathogenic fungi growing as mycelial forms at room temperature and as yeastlike forms at body temperature; applied to the yeasts pathogenic for humans and other animals.
Blastomyces brasilien´sis  Paracoccidioides brasiliensis.
Blastomyces dermati´tidis  the agent of North American blastomycosis.

Blastomyces

[blas′tōmī′sēz]
Etymology: Gk, blastos + mykes, fungus
a genus of yeastlike fungi, usually including the species Blastomyces dermatitidis, which causes North American blastomycosis, and Paracoccidioides brasiliensis, which causes South American blastomycosis.
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Blastomyces dermatitidis

Blastomyces

a genus of pathogenic fungi growing as mycelial forms at room temperature and as yeastlike forms at body temperature; applied to the yeasts pathogenic for humans and animals.

Blastomyces brasiliensis
see paracoccidioidesbrasiliensis.
Blastomyces coccidioides
former name for Coccidioides immitis.
Blastomyces dermatitidis
the species causing North American blastomycosis. Called also Ajellomyces spp.
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Moisture is believed to be an influential factor in the growth and dispersal of Blastomyces, although the precise ecology of the organism is not well understood, partly because of the difficulties associated with its recovery from the environment (2).
Caspar Gilchrist tarafindan tanimlanan, toprakta bulunan ve dimorfik bir mantar olan Blastomyces dermatitides'in neden oldugu nadir gorulen, kronik, granulomatoz bir hastaliktir (1 -5).
However, those who are immuno-compromised may consider avoiding (1) wooded areas to evade Blastomyces dermatitidis, (2) semi-arid and arid regions to elude Coccidioides immitis, and (3) Ohio, Mississippi, and St.
Blastomycosis is an uncommon systemic fungal infection caused by the thermally dimorphic fungus Blastomyces dermatitidis, which is endemic in the wooded areas of Manitoba, northwestern Ontario, the Great Lakes, and the Mississippi and Ohio River valleys.
Blastomyces dermatitidis is a dimorphous soil-dwelling fungus that is found in the southeastern and central regions of the United States.
Both epidural and ear fluid grew Blastomyces dermatitidis.
A comprehensive analysis of the laboratory data resulted in a diagnosis of secondary syphilis as well as Epstein-Barr virus, Blastomyces exposure, and confirmation of HIV.
Primer patojenler Histoplasma capsulatum, Coccidioides immitis, Coccidioides posadasii ve Blastomyces dermatitidis normal kisilerde de hastalik yapabilirler.
Blastomycosis is a pyogranulomatous fungal infection caused by the Blastomyces dermatitidis fungus, which is common near the Mississippi and Ohio rivers.
Molecular genetic variation in Emmonsia crescens and Emmonsia parva, etiologic agents of adiaspiromycosis, and their phylogenetic relationship to Blastomyces dermatitidis (Ajellomyces dermatitidis) and other systemic fungal pathogens.
GNBTWI's are included in the differential diagnosis of interdigital toe-web maceration along with erosio blastomyces interdigitalis, interdigital tinea pedis, eczematous dermatitis and grampositive bacterial infections such as corynebacterium.
Identifies Blastomyces dermatitidis, Coccidioides immitis, and Hisfop/asma capsulaium