Blastomyces brasiliensis

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Related to Blastomyces brasiliensis: Paracoccidioides brasiliensis, C. immitis

Blastomyces brasiliensis

The former name of the yeast now called Paracoccidioides brasiliensis.
See also: 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.