Scedosporium prolificans

Scedosporium proli'ficans

a mold; a rare cause of deep fungal infection. Formerly called Scedosporium inflatum.

Sce·do·spor·i·um pro·lifi·cans

(sē-dō-spō'rē-ŭm prō-lif'i-kanz)
A mold; a rare cause of subcutaneous fungal infection. Associated with disseminated disease in bone marrow transplant patients and other immunocompromised patients.
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Scedosporium prolificans, also known as Scedosporium inflatum, is a fungus ubiquitous in soil, sewage, potted plants, and manure [1].
The genus Scedosporium includes, but is not limited to, three species that cause life-threatening infections in humans: Scedosporium apiospermum, Scedosporium prolificans (recently renamed Lomentospora prolificans), and Scedosporium aurantiacum [7].
Ecology and physiology of the emerging opportunistic fungi Pseudallescheria boydii and Scedosporium prolificans .
of isolates Aspergillus fumigatus 3 Aspergillus flavus 3 Aspergillus terreus 3 Aspergillus niger 3 Fusarium solani 3 Fusarium oxysporum 2 Scedosporium apiospermum 3 Scedosporium prolificans 3 Rhizopus oryzae 3 Rhizopus microspores 3 Mucor spp 3 Absidia corymbifera 3 Rhizomucor 4 Cunninghamella bertholletiae 3 (a) Reference strains used to determine specificity of test and their American Type Culture Collection (ATCC) numbers are given.
Las excepciones son Candida lusitaniae (ver cuadro 2) y algunos patogenos emergentes como Trichosporon asahii, Fusarium spp., Pseudallescheria boydii, Scedosporium prolificans, y Paecilomyces lilacinus (ver cuadro 3) (3,34).
Disseminated infection and colonization by Scedosporium prolificans: a review of 18 cases, 1990-1999.
Resultados de estudos in vivo com outros fungos filamentosos patogenicos, como Rhizopus oryzae, Scedosporium prolificans e Fusarium solani, foram relatados e os dados sugerem que o espectro antifungico de caspofungina e mais amplo do que os atribuidos por teste de susceptibilidade in vitro (12).
Scedosporium prolificans is an emerging fungal pathogen.
Comparative in-vitro activity of voriconazole (UK-109,496) and six other antifungal agents against clinical isolates of Scedosporium prolificans and Scedosporium apiospermum.
Blood cultures were positive, most commonly revealing Scedosporium prolificans in more than half of patients.
Molecular typing of clinical and environmental isolates of Scedosporium prolificans by inter-simple-sequence-repeapolymerase chain reaction.