Scedosporium prolificans

Scedosporium proli'ficans

a mold; a rare cause of deep fungal infection. Formerly called Scedosporium inflatum.

Sce·do·spor·i·um pro·lifi·cans

(sē-dō-spō'rē-ŭm prō-lif'i-kanz)
A mold; a rare cause of subcutaneous fungal infection. Associated with disseminated disease in bone marrow transplant patients and other immunocompromised patients.
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The genus Scedosporium includes, but is not limited to, three species that cause life-threatening infections in humans: Scedosporium apiospermum, Scedosporium prolificans (recently renamed Lomentospora prolificans), and Scedosporium aurantiacum [7].
Ecology and physiology of the emerging opportunistic fungi Pseudallescheria boydii and Scedosporium prolificans .
of isolates Aspergillus fumigatus 3 Aspergillus flavus 3 Aspergillus terreus 3 Aspergillus niger 3 Fusarium solani 3 Fusarium oxysporum 2 Scedosporium apiospermum 3 Scedosporium prolificans 3 Rhizopus oryzae 3 Rhizopus microspores 3 Mucor spp 3 Absidia corymbifera 3 Rhizomucor 4 Cunninghamella bertholletiae 3 (a) Reference strains used to determine specificity of test and their American Type Culture Collection (ATCC) numbers are given.
Pseudallescheria boydii, Scedosporium prolificans, y Paecilomyces lilacinus (ver cuadro 3) (3,34).
Resultados de estudos in vivo com outros fungos filamentosos patogenicos, como Rhizopus oryzae, Scedosporium prolificans e Fusarium solani, foram relatados e os dados sugerem que o espectro antifungico de caspofungina e mais amplo do que os atribuidos por teste de susceptibilidade in vitro (12).
Scedosporium prolificans is an emerging fungal pathogen.
Comparative in-vitro activity of voriconazole (UK-109,496) and six other antifungal agents against clinical isolates of Scedosporium prolificans and Scedosporium apiospermum.
Blood cultures were positive, most commonly revealing Scedosporium prolificans in more than half of patients.
Molecular typing of clinical and environmental isolates of Scedosporium prolificans by inter-simple-sequence-repeapolymerase chain reaction.
Among the more important human pathogens are Alternaria species, Bipolaris species, Cladophialophora bantiana, Curvularia species, Exophiala species, Fonsecaea pedrosoi, Madurella species, Phialophora species, Scedosporium prolificans, Scytalidium dimidiatum, and Wangiella dermatitidis.
Until recently, the genus Scedosporium contained two species: Scedosporium apiospermum and Scedosporium prolificans.