Malassezia pachydermatis(redirected from Pityrosporum pachydermatis)
a fungus occasionally isolated from skin lesions of humans and animals; a rare cause of fungemia in patients receiving intravenous lipids.
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Malassezia pachydermatisA facultatively lipophilic yeast associated with external otitis externa in dogs. Malassezia pachydermatis may cause sepsis in low-birth-weight infants who receive lipid emulsions.
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A species that has been transferred from the pet dogs of health care workers to the infants in a neonatal unit.
See also: Malassezia
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