Scedosporium apiospermum

Sced·os·por·i·um ap·i·o·sper'·mum

the imperfect state of the fungus Pseudallescheria boydii, one of the 16 species of true fungi that may cause mycetoma in humans or severe infection in immunosuppressed patients.
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Sce·do·spor·i·um ap·i·o·sper·mum

(sē-dō-spō'rē-ŭm ā-pē-ō-spĕr'mŭm)
The imperfect state of the fungus Pseudallescheria boydii, one of the fungi that cause mycetoma in humans.
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The prolonged intake of voriconazole for the treatment of Scedosporium apiospermum was observed in 2 patients.
krusei, dimorphic fungi, opportunistic molds like Aspergillus spp., and amphotericin-B-resistant Aspergillus terreus, Fusarium spp., and Scedosporium apiospermum. It displays excellent clinical efficacy in patients with fluconazole-resistant and fluconazole-susceptible Candida infections, invasive bone and central nervous system aspergillosis, and various refractory fungal infections [8].
Newton, "Scedosporium apiospermum keratomycosis in a dog," Veterinary Ophthalmology, vol.
I, Pigmented hyphae of Scedosporium apiospermum from a drained abscess at a port site on the chest wall (Papanicolaou, original magnification X40).
Divi, "Scedosporium apiospermum peritonitis in a patient undergoing peritoneal dialysis," Nephrology, vol.
Multiple Scedosporium apiospermum abscesses in a woman survivor of a tsunami in northeastern Japan: A case report.
Mycotic keratitis due to Scedosporium apiospermum in layer pullets.
Wirojtananugoon et al., "Treatment of a brain abscess caused by Scedosporium apiospermum and Phaeoacremonium parasiticum in a renal transplant recipient," The Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health, vol.
The name Pseudallescheria boydii is given to the sexual form while Scedosporium apiospermum is the nomenclature used for the asexual mold form.
neoformans, Trichosporon sp., Aspergillus spp., Fusarium spp., Scedosporium apiospermum, Histoplasma capsulatum, Blastomyces dermatitidis, Coccidioides immitis and Paracoccidioides brasiliensis.
The swab from the first visit had grown Scedosporium apiospermum. Further ear swabs failed to culture any microorganisms.