Bipolaris spicifera

Bipolaris spicifera

species of dematiaceous fungi that is among the causes of phaeohyphomycosis.
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Bi·po·lar·is spi·ci·fe·ra

(bī-pō-la'ris spi-sif'ĕr-ă)
Species of dematiaceous fungi that is among the causes of phaeohyphomycosis; common cause of fungal sinusitis. Cases of diseaseinvolving pulmonary and cerebral disordershave been reported.
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[10] reported a case of homograft aortic valve infected with Bipolaris spicifera now termed as "Curuvularia spicifera" which was treated with surgical valve replacement and antifungal medications.
Asyptomatic fungal cyst of conjunctiva caused by Bipolaris spicifera. Iran J Med Sci 2006;31:56-8.
Allergic fungal sinusitis caused by Bipolaris spicifera and Schizophyllum commune.
(1882); Anamorphic Ascomycetes Beverwykella pulmonaria (Beverw.) Tubaki (1975); Anamorphic Ascomycetes Bipolaris spicifera (Bainier) Subram.