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The former name of the yeast now called Paracoccidioides brasiliensis.
See also: Blastomyces
a genus of pathogenic fungi growing as mycelial forms at room temperature and as yeastlike forms at body temperature; applied to the yeasts pathogenic for humans and animals.
former name for Coccidioides immitis.
the species causing North American blastomycosis. Called also Ajellomyces spp.