Pythium insidiosum

Pyth·i·um in·sid·i·o·sum

(pith'ē-ŭm in-sid'ē-ō'sum),
A species of fungus found in water or wet soil, and a cause of hyphomycosis or pythiosis.

Pythium insidiosum, Pythium destruens

previously called Hyphomyces destruens; the cause of pythiosis in dogs, cattle and horses. Previously classified as fungus, but now regarded as members of a new kingdom, Stramenophila.
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Paraffin sections of the skin, oral mucosa, duodenum, pancreas and mesenteric lymph nodes were stained with Grocott's methenamine silver stain (GMS) for the identification of Pythium insidiosum.
Es una enfermedad granulomatosa del tejido cutaneo y subcutaneo causada por el Pythium insidiosum (4).
Pythium insidiosum can cause skin infections with non-healing wounds in dogs, horses and people.
Actualmente hay informacion bien documentada sobre los agentes etiologicos mas involucrados en la enfermedad, los cuales se han agrupado en la familia Zygomicetos, orden Mucorales, asi como el Pythium insidiosum [3, 6, 9, 10, 12, 15].
A pitiose afeta ao tecido cutaneo e subcutaneo, causada pelo Pythium insidiosum, e conhecida na Colombia como "espundia equina" (6), no Brasil como "ferida brava, mal dos pantanos e ferida de moda" (37) e em outras partes do mundo como "dermatite granular, sanguijuelas da Florida, fungo da costa do golfo, bursatee e hifomicosis (47).
Identification of Pythium insidiosum by nested PCR in cutaneous lesions of Brazilian horse and rabbits.
Finally, organisms of uncertain classification, such as the common fungal-like aquatic organism Pythium insidiosum, may also be involved in eye infection.
The only organisms in the histologic differential are Conidiobolus coronatus, Conidiobolus incongruus, and Pythium insidiosum, organisms that are associated with head and neck disease in humans or pleuropericarditis in immunosuppressed patients; however, these microorganisms would be equally rare as a cause of disseminated disease in immunocompetent subjects.
La pythiosis u Oomicosis es una enfermedad granulomatosa del tejido cutaneo y subcutaneo causada por el Pythium insidiosum (1).
Pythiosis is a chronic pyogranulomatous disease of subcutaneous tissue in humans and animals, especially horses and dogs, caused by the oomycete Pythium insidiosum (GROOTERS, 2003).
During the 20th century, Pythium insidiosum was the only fungus-like species from the phylum Oomycota known to cause life-threatening infections in mammals and birds (1,2).
El equino es la especie donde mas se informan casos, principalmente la forma cutanea, aunque tambien ha sido reportada en caninos (Canis familiaris), bovinos (Sos taurus), felinos (Felis catus) y humanos, causada por el Pythium insidiosum, un hongo clasificado en el reino Stramenopila, clase Oomycetes y familia Pythiaceae [8, 16].