Mucorales


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Mucorales

 
an order of perfect fungi of the class Zygomycetes, made up of bread molds and related fungi; genera Absidia, Mucor, and Rhizopus can cause opportunistic mucormycosis in humans.

Mu·cor·al·es

(moū'kōr-al'ez),
An order of the fungal class Zygomycetes that contains all the species causing mucormycosis in humans. The genera include Cunninghamella, Rhizopus, Absidia, Rhizomucor, Mucor, Apophysomyces, Saksenaea, Syncepthalastrum, and Cokeromyces. Mortierella species are included but are of doubtful pathogenicity for humans.

Mu·cor·al·es

(myū'kō-rā'lēz)
An order of the fungal class Zygomycetes that contains all the species causing mucormycosis in humans. The genera include Cunninghamella, Rhizopus, Absidia, Rhizomucor, Mucor, Apophysomyces, Saksenaea, Syncephalastrum, and Cokeromyces. Although Mortierella species are included in the class, they are of doubtful pathogenicity in humans.
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En la TABLA II se presentan los hongos Mucorales y levaduriformes identificados desde la piel de cerdos en estados de descomposicion Enfisematoso a Descomposicion Tardia (entre 12 a 85 d de deposicion).
The term mucormycosis is used to refer to infections due to molds belonging to the order mucorales (9).
In particular, high humidity and temperatures of [approximately equal to] 27[degrees]C have been reported as the optimal conditions for growth of mold from the order Mucorales i (27).
El 1.3 beta D Glucano es un carbohidrato de la pared celular del hongo, se produce en infecciones por Aspergillus, Candida Pneumocystis, pero no en Crypotococcus spp y mucorales, tiene alto valor predictivo negativo en infeccion invasiva (10).
Sequence-based identification of Aspergillus, Fusarium and Mucorales in the clinical mycology laboratory: where are we and where should we go from here?
Mucormycosis is caused by fungus of the order Mucorales and is one of the most rapidly fatal fungal infections known.
Aggelis, "Lipid production by oleaginous Mucorales cultivated on renewable carbon sources," European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology, vol.
The fungal morphology was suggestive of Mucorales. Computed tomography (CT) of the chest showed bilateral ground-glass infiltrates, multiple nodular opacities, and a 3.1 x 3 cm cystic mass in the lower lobe of the left lung (Figure 1).
DNA barcoding in Mucorales: an inventory of biodiversity.
Cunninghamella, Syncephalastrum and Saksenaea are placed in the order of Mucorales, class of Zygomycetes1.
(2004), sobre el aprovechamiento del estiercol, como alternativa nutricional en invernadero, utilizado en mezclas, mencionan, que las principales especies de hongos detectados, son: Mucorales, Discomycetes y Basidiomycetes.