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.
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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.
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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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References in periodicals archive ?
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).
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).