Scopulariopsis

Scopulariopsis

(skō'pyū-lar'ē-op'sis),
A genus of filamentous fungi rarely pathogenic for humans; several species have been implicated in onychomycosis, ulcerating granuloma, and other "mycotic" entities. Penicillium-like, it is common in nature and generally a contaminant in laboratory cultures of human tissues.
[Mod. L. scopula, a small broom, + G. opsis, appearance]

Scopulariopsis

a fungus causing hyalohyphomycosis.

Scopulariopsis brevicaulis
an uncommon cause of ringworm in cattle.
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The company is recalling the products because it has been found to have been contaminated with a microbe named Scopulariopsis brevicaulis.
Riomet is seen to have been contaminated with a microbe called Scopulariopsis brevicaulis.
Though most fungi regarded as opportunistic pathogen but few of them are known to cause diseases such as Saprolegniasis, Aspergiilosis, Scopulariopsis, Paecilomycosis and Peniciilium infection [16].
Summary: Three endophytic fungal strains, Fusarium equiseti, Scopulariopsis fusca and Geotrichum candidum were isolated from the inner tissue of the brown alga Padina pavonica, collected from the Red Sea.
The fungus Scopulariopsis species was cultured from a sample of muscle tissue of the affected area, but no pathogenic bacteria were obtained.
These genera included Alternaria, Aspergillus, Candida, Chrysosporium, Cryptococcus, Exophiala, Fusarium, Histoplasma, Penicillium, Saccharomyces, Scopulariopsis and Trichophyton.
Redefining Microascus, Scopulariopsis and allied genera.
6) Candida species may cause onychomycosis, while nondermatophyte molds (such as Acremonium, Alternaria, Aspergillus, Fusarium, Scytalidium, and Scopulariopsis species) are rarely true pathogens in immunocompetent children.
funiculosum 5 - - - - - Phoma humicola 9 14 10 9 4 - Scopulariopsis brevicaulis - 4 - - - Stachybotrys chartarum 16 31 - 20 16 - Sterile mycelia 17 9 16 7 9 18 Torula herbarum - 10 - 2 - - Trichothecium roseum - - - - - - Trichoderma hamatum - - - - - - Ulocadium atrum 22 49 28 23 46 52 Total counts 274 359 269 266 232 282 No.
As the cheese ripened, Brevibacterium and Brachybacterium plus Penicillium and Scopulariopsis fungi became prominent inhabitants of the rind.
interdigitale can be involved: saprophytes like Scopulariopsis, Acremonium, Aspergillus, and Paecilomyces.
Itraconazole has recently been reported to be effective in nail infections caused by Aspergillus, Fusarium and Scopulariopsis brevicaulis with mycological and clinical cure rate upto about 88%.