Basidiobolus

Basidiobolus

 [bah-sid″e-ob´o-lus]
a genus of perfect fungi of the group Phycomycetes, including B. rana´rum, the cause of entomophthoromycosis basidiobolae.

Basidiobolus

(ba-sid'ē-ob'ō-lŭs),
A genus of fungi belonging to the class Zygomycetes. Basidiobolus haptosporus has been isolated from cases of zygomycosis (entomophthoramycosis basidiobolae) in humans, especially in Indonesia, tropical Africa, and Southeast Asia.
[Mod. L. basidium, dim. of G. basis, base, + L. bolus, fr. G. bolos, lump or clod]

Basidiobolus

/Ba·sid·i·ob·o·lus/ (bah-sid″e-ob´o-lus) a mainly saprobic genus of fungi of the family Basidiobolaceae, including B. rana´rum, which causes entomophthoromycosis.

Basidiobolus

[bəsid′ē·ob′ələs]
Etymology: Gk., basis, foundation + bolos, a throw
a mainly saprobic genus of fungi of the family Basidiobolaceae. The species B. ranarum causes entomophthoromycosis in humans and horses.

Ba·sid·i·ob·o·lus

(bă-sid'ē-ob'ō-lŭs)
A genus of fungi. B. subcutaneus ranarum has been isolated from cases of zygomycosis; usually it affects the trunk and limbs of children in tropical environments.
[Mod. L. basidium, dim. of G.basis, base, + L. bolus, fr. G. bolos, lump or clod]

Basidiobolus

a genus of fungi of the group Phycomycetes.

Basidiobolus haptosporus, Basidiobolus ranarum
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Sin embargo, en esta investigacion se identifico la especie Basidiobolus ranarum que suele producir micosis subcutanea cronica y ha sido reportada en investigaciones de la aeromicrobiota.
It occurs in two clinical forms, subcutaneous zygomycosis caused by Basidiobolus ranarum and rhinofacial zygomycosis caused by Conidiobolus coronatus.
The most frequently occurring mold species causing harmful mycosis are Absidia, Aspergillus, Basidiobolus ranarum, Cephalosporium, Cladosporium, Fusarium, Mortierella, Mucor, Penicillium, Rhizopus, Scopulariopsis, and Verticillium (Sedlbauer, 2000).
2) Basidiobolus ranarum is a chronic inflammatory disease restricted to subcutaneous tissue of the limbs, chest, back, or buttocks, primarily seen in children and males.
Basidiobolomycosis is a rare disease caused by the fungus Basidiobolus ranarum, an environmental saprophyte found worldwide.
Preliminary studies of the antifungal activities of some medicinal-plants against basidiobolus and some other pathogenic fungi.
During the past dozen years, there have been 16 cases of gastrointestinal infection with Basidiobolus ranarum, a filamentous fungus previously associated almost exclusively with skin and soft tissue infections in Africa and Southeast Asia, Dr.
An epizootic of cutaneous zygomycosis in cultured dwarf African clawed frogs (Hymenochirus curtipes) due to Basidiobolus ranarum.
And a fungus of the genus Basidiobolus is killing Wyoming toads (Bufo hemiophrys baxteri) in Colorado, Wyoming, and Minnesota.
Culture of surgical specimens grew Basidiobolus ranarum, and he was started on itraconazole.
DISCUSSION: Subcutaneous phycomycosis is a fungal infection of the subcutaneous fats caused by Zygomatous group of fungi in the family Entomophthoraceae, mainly in the genus Basidiobolus (common in children) and Conidiobolus in adults (Prasad PV, 2002).
In the United States an amphibian pathogen (histologically very similar to Batrachochytrium but identified as Basidiobolus ranarum) has been described in wild Wyoming toads (Bufo hemiophrys baxteri) (51) and captive dwarf African clawed frogs (Hymenochirus curtipes) (52).