Paracoccidioides

Paracoccidioides

 [par″ah-kok-sid″e-oi´dēz]
a genus of imperfect fungi that proliferate by multiple budding yeast cells in the tissues. P. brasilien´sis causes paracoccidioidomycosis.
Paracoccidioides brasilien´sis the etiologic agent of paracoccidioidomycosis. Called also Blastomyces brasiliensis.
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Paracoccidioides

(par?a-kok-sid?e-oyd'ez)
A genus of yeastlike fungi.

Paracoccidioides brasiliensis

The species of dimorphic yeast that causes South American blastomycosis. It was formerly called Blastomyces brasiliensis.
See: Blastomyces brasiliensis

Paracoccidioides loboii

Lacazia loboi.
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Paracoccidioides brasiliensis can be distinguished from B dermatitidis by the presence of multiple, narrow-based buds arranged around the central mother cell giving a "pilot wheel" appearance.
Determination of the viability of Paracoccidioides loboi in biopsies of patients with Jorge Lobo's disease [in Portuguese].
Serology for Paracoccidioides brasiliensis, based on double radial immunodiffusion test, was reagent (1:64).
There is cross-reactivity of the Histoplasma antigen test with antigens from other endemic mycoses including Blastomyces dermatitidis, Paracoccidioides brasiliensis, Coccidioides immitis, and Coccidioides posadasii [18].
Otras micosis endemicas prevalentes incluyen las enfermedades producidas por Blastomyces dermatitidis, Coccidioides immitis, Paracoccidioides braziliensis y Penicillium marneffei.
Brigido, "Screening non-coding RNAs in transcriptomes from neglected species using PORTRAIT: case study of the pathogenic fungus Paracoccidioides brasiliensis," BMC Bioinformatics, vol.
On the other hand, the activation of TLR5 by the flagellin of Salmonella Typhimurium fused with peptide P10 of the gp43 protein of Paracoccidioides brasiliensis eliminated the development of metastases in the melanoma murine model [83], and the use of a TLR5 agonist displayed antitumor effects in a murine lymphoma model while also promoting the activation of [CD8.sup.+] lymphocytes and NK cells [84].
Paracoccidioidomycosis (PCM) is a systemic mycosis caused by the dimorphic fungi Paracoccidioides brasiliensis (Pb) and Paracoccidioides lutzii [2-5].
Paracoccidioidomycosis (PMC) is a fungal infection caused by Paracoccidioides brasiliensis, and it affects mainly patients living in the South and Central America.
Paracoccidioidomycosis (PCM) is a systemic mycosis caused by the thermo-dimorphic fungus Paracoccidioides brasiliensis (Shikanai-Yassuda, Telles Filho, Mendes, Colombo, & Moretti, 2006; Palmeiro, Cherubini, & Yurgel, 2005).