Fonsecaea

Fonsecaea

 [fon″se-se´ah]
a genus of imperfect fungi. F. compac´tum and F. pedro´soi are etiologic agents of chromoblastomycosis.

Fonsecaea

(fon-sē-sē'ă),
A genus of fungi of which at least two species, Fonsecaea pedrosoi and Fonsecaea compacta, cause chromoblastomycosis.

Fonsecaea

/Fon·se·caea/ (fon″se-se´ah) a genus of imperfect fungi. F. compac´tum and F. pedro´soi cause chromoblastomycosis.

Fonsecaea

[fon′sese′ə]
a genus of imperfect fungi. F. compactum and F. pedrosoi are causal agents of chromoblastomycosis.

Fon·se·cae·a

(fon-sē'sē-ă)
A genus of fungi of which at least two species, F. pedrosoi and F. compacta, cause chromoblastomycosis.
Fonsecaea genus of fungi causing chromoblastomycosis

Fonsecaea

a genus of fungi that causes chromomycosis in humans and rarely animals.
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The genus Fonsecaea comprises etiologic fungal agents of human chromoblastomycosis (1-3), a chronic cutaneous and subcutaneous infection characterized by slowly expanding nodules that eventually lead to emerging, cauliflower-like, mutilating and disfiguring eruptions.
Fonsecaea contains anamorphic ascomycetes belonging to the family Herpotrichiellaceae (order Chaetothyriales), which includes black yeasts and relatives (10-12).
We studied 81 isolates representing the 3 currently recognized Fonsecaea spp.
Dendrograms derived from the AFLP banding patterns of Fonsecaea spp.
We determined the geographic distributions of the 5 main populations of Fonsecaea strains (Figure).
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Rosen cultured it and grew out Fonsecaea pedrosoi, a soil fungus that is rare in the United States and usually seen in Central American agricultural workers.
For relatively mild cases of Fonsecaea infection, itraconazole is a good choice, Dr.
Fungi tested included Aspergillus, Candida, Cryptococcus, Fusarium, Mucor, Bipolaris, Cladosporium, Penicillium, Sporothrix, Beauvaria, Fonsecaea, Trichosporon, Geotrichum and Rhizopus.
Pneumonia due to Fonsecaea pedrosoi and cerebral abscesses due to Emericelia nidulans in a bone marrow transplant recipient.
Tertiary care centers like Baylor are reporting increases in fungi such as Cryptococcus, Histoplasma capsulatum, Sporothrix, Fusarium, Rhizopus, and Fonsecaea, which often go unrecognized or misdiagnosed for a long time.
Many fungi cause chromoblastomycosis, but it is most often caused by Fonsecaea pedrosoi, followed by Cladophialophora carrionii and Phialophora verrucosa, said Arnaldo Lopes Columbo, Ph.