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]

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]
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Kini, "Prevalence of Basidiobolus ranarum Eidam in the intestinal tract of an insectivorous bat, Rhinopoma hardwickei hardwickei Gray, in Delhi.," Medical Mycology, vol.
They were then classified and grouped into 14 genera: Aspergillus, Penicillium, Saccharomyces, Rhizopus, Rhodotorula, Cryptococcus, Basidiobolus, Mucor, Malbranchea, Absidia, Trichophyton, Scedosporium, Fusarium, and Candida.
The etiologic agent is Basidiobolus ranarum [11], a saprophyte in the soil and plant of tropical and subtropical countries.
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.
El diagnostico diferencial de Pitiosis en la especie equina es orientada sobre micosis causadas por Basidiobolus ranarum y Conidiobolus coronatus, cuyos diametros de hifas para el primero es 5.1 a 20.5 micras y 5.1 a 12.8 micras para el segundo (50,34), rangos que estan por encima de los hallados en los dos casos.
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.