Paracoccidioides brasiliensis


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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.

Par·a·coc·cid·i·oi·des bra·sil·i·en·sis

(par'ă-kok-sid'ē-oy'dēz bră-sil'ē-en'sis),
A dimorphic fungus that causes paracoccidioidomycosis. In tissues and on enriched culture medium at 37°C, it grows as large spherical or oval cells that bear single or several buds and usually is identified by this characteristic; at lower temperatures, it grows slowly as a white mold with minimal sporulation.

Par·a·coc·cid·i·oi·des bra·sil·i·en·sis

(par'ă-kok-sid'ē-oy'dēz bră-sil'ē-en'sis)
A dimorphic fungus that causes paracoccidioidomycosis.
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Su agente etiologico, el hongo dimorfico Paracoccidioides brasiliensis se encuentra geograficamente limitado a America latina, mostrando mayor prevalencia en paises como Brasil, Venezuela, Colombia y Argentina (1).
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.
* Cutaneous Granulomas in Dolphins Caused by Novel Uncultivated Paracoccidioides brasiliensis
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).
La paracoccidioidomicosis es una micosis sistemica causada por el hongo dimorfico termico Paracoccidioides brasiliensis (1).
Fungal infections such as Candida, Aspergillus species, Mucor, Histoplasma capsulatum, Blastomyces dermatitidis, Coccidioides, Paracoccidioides brasiliensis, Cryptococcus neoformans, and Pneumocystis jiroveci may also cause cavitary lesions [9,10].
For example, dectin-1 is required for the upregulation of miR155 in macrophages challenged with Candida albicans [6] and NLRP3 inflammasome activation by Paracoccidioides brasiliensis is linked to a protective response against this pathogen [7].
PCM is a systemic mycosis characterized by acute or chronic tissue inflammation caused by Paracoccidioides brasiliensis, a pathogenic thermally dimorphic fungus that is endemic to Latin America.
A paracoccidioidomicose e definida como uma infeccao sistemica causada pelo fungo Paracoccidioides brasiliensis. A forma aguda disseminada e considerada, por diversos estudos, de ocorrencia rara e acomete criancas e adolescentes (1,2,5,6,7).
La paracoccidioidomicosis es una micosis sistemica causada por el hongo Paracoccidioides brasiliensis. Una gran proporcion de los casos ocurren en brasil pero se han reportando en toda America Latina (1).