Paecilomyces

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Paecilomyces

(pē-sil'ō-mī'sēz),
A genus of saprophytic imperfect fungi whose conidia-bearing hyphae superficially resemble the penicillus of Penicillium; isolated as contaminants, occasional pathogen.

Pae·cil·o·my·ces

(pē-sil-ō-mī'sēz)
A genus of saprophytic deuteromycetous fungi with conidia-bearing hyphae that superficially resemble the penicilli of Penicillium; occasional opportunistic human pathogen that causes pulmonary infection, keratitis, and endocarditis.

Paecilomyces

a genus of soil-inhabiting imperfect fungi which are sometimes found as contaminants of the skin and oral mucosa. See also hyalohyphomycosis.

Paecilomyces fumosoroseus
associated with cutaneous and disseminated infections in dogs and cats.
Paecilomyces varioti
an opportunistic fungal infection of the respiratory tract of birds.
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