Mucorales


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Mucorales

 
an order of perfect fungi of the class Zygomycetes, made up of bread molds and related fungi; genera Absidia, Mucor, and Rhizopus can cause opportunistic mucormycosis in humans.

Mu·cor·al·es

(moū'kōr-al'ez),
An order of the fungal class Zygomycetes that contains all the species causing mucormycosis in humans. The genera include Cunninghamella, Rhizopus, Absidia, Rhizomucor, Mucor, Apophysomyces, Saksenaea, Syncepthalastrum, and Cokeromyces. Mortierella species are included but are of doubtful pathogenicity for humans.

Mucorales

/Mu·co·ra·les/ (mu″kor-a´lēz) an order of fungi, including bread molds and related fungi, most of which are saprobes. Species of genera Absidia, Mucor, and Rhizopus cause mucormycosis.

Mucorales

an order of perfect fungi of the class Zygomycetes, made up of bread molds and related fungi. Genera Absidia, Mucor, and Rhizopus can cause opportunistic mucormycosis in humans.

Mu·cor·al·es

(myū'kō-rā'lēz)
An order of the fungal class Zygomycetes that contains all the species causing mucormycosis in humans. The genera include Cunninghamella, Rhizopus, Absidia, Rhizomucor, Mucor, Apophysomyces, Saksenaea, Syncephalastrum, and Cokeromyces. Although Mortierella species are included in the class, they are of doubtful pathogenicity in humans.
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Las especies Mucorales aisladas aqui corresponderian a componentes de la microbiota descritos en suelo y en materia organica en descomposicion [2], en pelo, piel y mucosas de cadaveres humanos [24], animales [7], y en cerdos vivos [8, 11].
Mucorales are generally saprophytic fungi and grow on organic matter such as dead plant or animal material within soil (14).
8S and 28S ribosomal RNA (rRNA) genes of Aspergillus spp, Fusarium spp, Scedosporium spp, and members of the Mucorales order (Rhizopus oryzae, Rhizopus microsporus, Cunninghamella bertholletiae, Mucor circinelloides, Lichtheimia corymbifera, and Rhizomucor pusillus).
Iron is essential for the virulence and growth of Mucorales so the conditions associated with iron overload like hematologic malignancies or hemodialysis with deferroxamine therapy can be predisposing factors for the infection (19).
Palabras clave: Mucormicosis, cutanea, Rhizopus sp, recien nacido, mucorales, zygomicetos.
En Mucorales, los esporocarpos cargados con esporangios se formaron despues del carbonifero temprano.
40,41) However posaconazole, an orally available broad-spectrum triazole (800 mg per day in divided doses) appears to have clinically useful activity against several species of Mucorales.
Aspergillosis is a fungal infection caused by Aspergillus species, and mucormycosis is caused by the Mucorales fungi.
Gastrointestinal mucormycosis is an extremely rare fungal infection caused by mold in the order Mucorales.
Mucormycosis, caused by fungi that belong to the order Mucorales, is perhaps the most recognized example of post-disaster fungal soft tissue infection.
Actualmente hay informacion bien documentada sobre los agentes etiologicos mas involucrados en la enfermedad, los cuales se han agrupado en la familia Zygomicetos, orden Mucorales, asi como el Pythium insidiosum [3, 6, 9, 10, 12, 15].
Mucorales typically infect the host through injury, or microscopic lesions in the host cuticle (Heitor 1962; Nentwig & Prillinger 1990).