Conidiobolus


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Conidiobolus

 [ko-nid″e-ob´o-lus]
a genus of perfect fungi; C. corona´tus is usually a saprobe but sometimes causes entomophthoromycosis in humans and horses.

Conidiobolus

(ko-nid'ē-ō-bō'lŭs),
A genus of fungi containing two species, Conidiobolus coronatus and Conidiobolus incongruus, both of which cause zygomycosis (entomophthoramycosis).

Co·nid·i·o·bo·lus

(kō-nid'ē-ŏb'ō-lŭs)
A fungal genus in the family Entomophthoraceae, widely distributed in soil and among plants, insects, and amphibians. C. coronatus causes conidiobolomycosis, a chronic granulomatous disease of submucosal and subcutaneous tissues. Formerly Entomopthora and E. coronata.
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Srinivasan, "High activity alkaline protease from Conidiobolus coronatus (NCL 86.8.20): enzyme production and compatibility with commercial detergents," Enzyme and Microbial Technology, vol.
The only organisms in the histologic differential are Conidiobolus coronatus, Conidiobolus incongruus, and Pythium insidiosum, organisms that are associated with head and neck disease in humans or pleuropericarditis in immunosuppressed patients; however, these microorganisms would be equally rare as a cause of disseminated disease in immunocompetent subjects.
The histopathologic appearance of GIB may be confused with Conidiobolus coronatus, another Entomophthorales, or mucormycosis [7].
There are several reports of mass formation in the nasal cavity of horses related to fungal infections as Conidiobolus and Coccidioides immitis (CASWELL & WILLIAMS, 2016), Aspergillus (GUIDA et al., 2005), Rhinosporidium seeberi (previously classified as a fungus) (LEEMING et al., 2007), in addition to formation of nasal polyps, ethmoid hematomas, and tumors (CASWELL & WILLIAMS, 2016).
DISCUSSION: Subcutaneous phycomycosis is a fungal infection of the subcutaneous fats caused by Zygomatous group of fungi in the family Entomophthoraceae, mainly in the genus Basidiobolus (common in children) and Conidiobolus in adults (Prasad PV, 2002).
Zygomycosis due to entomophthoraceous fungi is caused by the species of two genera: Basidiobolusand Conidiobolus. The fungus generally affects otherwise healthy individuals, and the infection is slowly progressive, chronic, and restricted to subcutaneous tissue.
Rinites granulomatosas causadas por fungos da Classe Zygomycetes, incluindo Conidiobolus lamprauges (RIET-CORREA et al., 2008; DE PAULA et al., 2010; VILELA et al., 2010) ou por Pythium insidiosum, um oomiceto do Reino Straminipila (SANTURIO et al., 2008), sao frequentes em ovinos.