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.
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Pythium insidiosum belongs to the Kingdom Stramenopila, Phylum Oomycota, Family Pythiaceae, Genus Pythium.
[9, 10] reportaron 26,9% de pythiosis en siete explotaciones ganaderas de tres Municipios del departamento de Cordoba, siendo favorecida por las condiciones medioambientales y los acumulos de aguas contaminadas con su agente causal Pythium insidiosum, asi mismo, Pierezan y col.
A synergistic effect between MCF and deferasirox, an iron chelator, has been described for Pythium insidiosum, suggesting that iron enhances resistance to this echinocandin [73].
Her research interests include Lacazia loboi, Lagenidium spp., Pythium insidiosum, and Rhinosporidium seeberi.
Pythium insidiosum can cause skin infections with non-healing wounds in dogs, horses and people.
La pythiosis es una enfermedad granulomatosa, pruriginosa y progresiva del tejido cutaneo y subcutaneo, cuyo agente etiologico es el Pythium insidiosum, un microorganismo clasificado en el Reino Stramenopila, Phylum Pseudofungi, Clase Oomycetes, Orden Pythiales, Familia Pythiaceae y Genero Pythium.
Identification of Pythium insidiosum by nested PCR in cutaneous lesions of Brazilian horse and rabbits.
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).
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.