Loboa loboi

Lo·bo·a lo·bo·i

(lō-bō'ă lō-bō'ē),
A species of fungus causing lobomycosis. The organism has not been grown in culture.

Loboa loboi

a unicellular organism, probably a yeast, that causes lobomycosis in dolphins and keloidal blastomycosis in humans.
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It is the only method for etiologic diagnosis of some organisms such as Pneumocystis jiroveci (formerly Pneumocystis carinii), Loboa loboi, and Rhinosporidium seeberi.
Haubold EM, Aronson JF, Cowwan DE Isolation of fungal rDNA from bottlenose dolphin skin infected with Loboa loboi.
Loboa loboi has never been cultivated in vitro (1,2), although it has been successfully transmitted to armadillos, tortoises, and the footpads of hamsters and mice under experimental conditions (2,6).