Blastoschizomyces capitatus

Blastoschizomyces capitatus

fungal species that causes severe disseminated infection in immunosuppressed patients; formerly classified as a species of Geotrichum.

Blas·to·schiz·o·my·ces cap·i·ta·tus

(blas'tō-skiz-ō-mī'sēz kap-ē-tā'tŭs)
Fungal species that causes severe disseminated infection in immunosuppressed patients; formerly classified as a species of Geotrichum.
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We report the emergence of disseminated infections caused by Blastoschizomyces capitatus in the temperate zone of central Switzerland.
Invasive infections caused by Blastoschizomyces capitatus and Scedosporium spp.
Blastoschizomyces capitatus infection in patients with leukemia: report of 26 cases.
Clinical characteristics of 5 patients with Blastoschizomyces capitatus yeast infection, Switzerland, June 2009-June 2010 * Patient no.
In immunocompromised patients, a prolonged exposure to various environmental factors has led to an increase in the number of infections caused by P lilacinus, Fusarium species, Acremonium species, Trichosporon beigelii, Blastoschizomyces capitatus, Penicillium species, and other dematiaceous species.
The essential oil of Agastache rugosa and its main constituent estragole showed synergism with ketoconazole against Blastoschizomyces capitatus.
pachydermatis Blastoschizomyces capitatus (Geotrichum capitatum, Trichosporon capitatum) Sporobolomyces S.
Abstract: Blastoschizomyces capitatus is an emerging fungal pathogen.
Key Words: Blastoschizomyces capitatus, immunocompetent, pneumonia
Blastoschizomyces capitatus is recognized as an emerging fungal pathogen in immunocompromised patients, especially those with underlying hematologic malignancies.
Osteomyelitis and intervertebral discitis caused by Blastoschizomyces capitatus in a patient with acute leukemia.
Multiple spondylodiscitis caused by Blastoschizomyces capitatus in an allogeneic bone marrow transplantation recipient.