Pseudallescheria boydii

Pseud·al·les·che·ri·a boy·di·i

(sūd'al-es-kē'rē-ă boy'dē-ī),
A species of fungus that causes eumycotic mycetoma and pseudallescheriasis; its conidial (asexual) state is Scedosporium apiospermum; formerly called Allescheria boydii.

Pseud·al·les·che·ri·a boy·di·i

(sūd'al-es-kē'rē-ă boy'dē-ī)
A species of fungus that causes eumycotic mycetoma and pseudallescheriasis; its conidial (asexual) state is Scedosporium apiospermum.

Pseudallescheria boydii

(syn. Petriellidium boydii, Allescheria boydi) perfect state of scedosporium apiospermum.
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Disseminated Pseudallescheria boydii (Scedosporium apiospermum) infection in a renal transplant patient," Transplant Infectious Disease, vol.
apiospermum, sexual form of Pseudallescheria boydii ) is a highly invasive and opportunistic pathogen.
Well-characterized clinical isolates of Aspergillus fumigatus, Aspergillus flavus, Aspergillus terreus, Pseudallescheria boydii, Rhizopus oryzae, Rhizopus microsporus, Cunninghamella bertholletiae, and Mucor circinelloides were used for endotracheal inoculation.
Pseudallescheria boydii (asexual form, Scedosporium apiospermum) is hypothesized to be the most common fungal pathogen associated with near-drowning, although this finding has not been studied specifically in the context of disasters (30).
was sent to the Fungus Testing Laboratory, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio where it was identified as Pseudallescheria boydii based upon phenotypic morphology and DNA sequencing.
DISCUSSION: Pulmonary psuedallescheriasis is caused by a ubiquitous fungus Pseudallescheria boydii described as a human pathogen by Saccardo in 1911 [5].
Ademas, en abril de 2007 habia presentado infeccion de tejidos blandos en el hallux izquierdo por Pseudallescheria boydii (Scedosporium apiospermum) sensible unicamente a voriconazol, el cual recibio durante tres meses con mejoria.
Pseudallescheria boydii, Scedosporium prolificans, y Paecilomyces lilacinus (ver cuadro 3) (3,34).
Culture confirmation was available in five specimens, which showed Aspergillus fumigatus in 2, Aspergillus flavus 1, Pseudallescheria boydii 1 and Candida albicans (in mixed infection) in 1.
Molecular and phenotypic data supporting distinct species statuses for Scedosporium apiospermum and Pseudallescheria boydii and the new species Scedosporium dehoogii.
6) Causative organisms include Aspergillus species, Fusarium species, Bipolaris species, Curvularia lunata, and Pseudallescheria boydii.