Trichosporon


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Trichosporon

 [trĭ-kos´po-ron]
a genus of fungi that are normal flora of the respiratory and digestive tracts of humans and other animals, and may infect the hair.

Trichosporon

(tri-kos'pō-ron, trik-ō-spōr'on),
A genus of imperfect fungi that possess branching septate hyphae with arthroconidia and blastoconidia; these organisms are part of the normal flora of the intestinal tract of humans. Trichosporon beigelii is the causative agent of white piedra or trichosporonosis and fatal fungemia in immunocompromised patients.
[tricho- + G. sporos, seed (spore)]

Trichosporon

/Tri·chos·po·ron/ (trĭ-kos´po-ron) a genus of fungi that are normal flora of the respiratory and digestive tracts of humans and other animals, and may infect the hair.

Trich·o·spo·ron

(trik'ō-spōr'on)
A genus of imperfect fungi that possess branching septate hyphae with arthroconidia and blastoconidia; these organisms are part of the normal flora of the intestinal tract of humans. Trichosporon beigelii is the causative agent of white piedra or trichosporosis and fatal fungemia in immunocompromised patients.
[tricho- + G. sporos, seed (spore)]

Trichosporon

a genus of yeast-like fungi that are soil saprophytes but may occasionally be pathogenic, especially as a cause of mastitis in cattle.

Trichosporon beigelii (syn Trichosporon cutaneum)
may be associated with disseminated infections in cats and cutaneous mycosis in horses.
Trichosporon capitatum
has been incriminated in abortions in cattle and horses, and mastitis in cattle.
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