Mucor


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Mucor

 [mu´kor]
a genus of perfect fungi; several species are molds and saprobes on fruits, vegetables, or baked goods and can cause mucormycosis.

Mucor

(myū'kōr),
A genus of fungi (class Zygomycetes, family Mucoraceae), most species of which are saprobic; several are pathogenic and may cause zygomycosis in humans.

Mu·cor

(myū'kōr)
A genus of fungi (class Zygomycetes, family Mucoraceae), most species of which are saprobic; characterized by sparsely septate hyphae, large sporangia that contain sporangiospores but lack rhizoids. Several are pathogenic and may cause zygomycosis in humans.
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Although Mucor species, in general, rarely have been shown to produce known toxins, the list of fungal toxins is far from complete, and production of mycotoxins is variable and dependent on many factors (Lacey, 1986).
Caption: Figure 1: Histological examination of gastric biopsy showed areas of ulceration and necrosis with inflammatory granulation, within areas of necrosis are seen many broad aseptate fungal hyphae of mucor
In vitro and in vivo activities of posaconazole and amphotericin B in a murine invasive infection by mucor circinelloides: poor efficacy of posaconazole.
###Curvularia lunata, Mucor sp.###fumigatus, Mucor sp.###phoenicis, Curvularia lunata,
Other patients thought to be at risk were tested and two others tested positive for another fungal infection - mucor.
Dos generos identificados, destacaram-se Aspergillus, Penicillium, Cladosporium, Fusarium, Mucor, Pythium e Trichoderma, que apresentaram maior numero de colonias em quantidades representativas.
Indoor MS commonly include Penicillium and Mucor, while outdoor MS include Cladosporium and Alternaria [Table 5].
Fibrinolytic enzymes have also been isolated from Aspergillus, Penicillium, Rhizopus, Mucor, Humicola, Thermoascus, Thermomyces, and other genus (Souza et al., 2015b).
The differential diagnosis of HZO includes cellulitis, mucor (in immunocompromised patients), other viral inflammation caused by mumps, or syphilis (3).