Blastoschizomyces capitatus

Blastoschizomyces capitatus

fungal species that causes severe disseminated infection in immunosuppressed patients; formerly classified as a species of Geotrichum.

Blas·to·schiz·o·my·ces cap·i·ta·tus

(blas'tō-skiz-ō-mī'sēz kap-ē-tā'tŭs)
Fungal species that causes severe disseminated infection in immunosuppressed patients; formerly classified as a species of Geotrichum.
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T capitatum has now been reclassified as Geotrichum capitatum or Blastoschizomyces capitatus. T beigelii now corresponds to six different species.
Fatal Blastoschizomyces capitatus sepsis in a neutropenic patient with acute myeloid leukemia: first documented case from Greece.
We report the emergence of disseminated infections caused by Blastoschizomyces capitatus in the temperate zone of central Switzerland.
Invasive infections caused by Blastoschizomyces capitatus and Scedosporium spp.
Blastoschizomyces capitatus infection in patients with leukemia: report of 26 cases.
Blastoschizomyces capitatus: an emerging cause of invasive fungal disease in leukemia patients.
In immunocompromised patients, a prolonged exposure to various environmental factors has led to an increase in the number of infections caused by P lilacinus, Fusarium species, Acremonium species, Trichosporon beigelii, Blastoschizomyces capitatus, Penicillium species, and other dematiaceous species.
The essential oil of Agastache rugosa and its main constituent estragole showed synergism with ketoconazole against Blastoschizomyces capitatus. The estragole showed synergism too with amphotericin B against Candida species.