Fonsecaea pedrosoi

Fon·se·cae·a pe·dro·so·i

(fon-se-sē'ă ped-rō'sō-ī)
A slow-growing dematiaceous fungal species that produces skin and subcutaneous tissue infections (i.e., chromoblastomycosis). Infections usually result from traumatic inoculation. Conidial arrangement helps in the identification.
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Molecular epidemiology of Fonsecaea pedrosoi using mitochondrial DNA analysis.
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.
Pneumonia due to Fonsecaea pedrosoi and cerebral abscesses due to Emericelia nidulans in a bone marrow transplant recipient.