Blastomyces

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Related to Blastomyces coccidioides: coccidioidomycosis, Histoplasma capsulatum, Blastomyces dermatitidis, Sporothrix schenckii

Blastomyces

 [blas″to-mi´sēz]
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 other animals. B. dermati´tidis is the species that causes North American blastomycosis.

Blastomyces

/Blas·to·my·ces/ (blas″to-mi´sēz) 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 other animals.
Blastomyces brasilien´sis  Paracoccidioides brasiliensis.
Blastomyces dermati´tidis  the agent of North American blastomycosis.

Blastomyces

[blas′tōmī′sēz]
Etymology: Gk, blastos + mykes, fungus
a genus of yeastlike fungi, usually including the species Blastomyces dermatitidis, which causes North American blastomycosis, and Paracoccidioides brasiliensis, which causes South American blastomycosis.
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Blastomyces dermatitidis

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.

Blastomyces brasiliensis
see paracoccidioidesbrasiliensis.
Blastomyces coccidioides
former name for Coccidioides immitis.
Blastomyces dermatitidis
the species causing North American blastomycosis. Called also Ajellomyces spp.