Trichosporon beigelii

Trichosporon beigelii

An organism widely distributed in soil, stagnant and fresh water and animal excreta isolated from normal skin, urinary, respiratory, GI tract; although rarely pathogenic, it is linked to white piedra and a summer-type hypersensitivity pneumonia; disseminated infection is more common in immunosuppression or CA Treatment Amphotericin B

Trichosporon beigelii

The causative agent of white piedra.
See: piedra
See also: Trichosporon
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Govindwar, Decolorization and biodegradation of textile dye Navy blue HER by Trichosporon beigelii NCIM-3326, J.
(20) In a research by Kim et al., it is indicated that AgNPs have antifungal activity against Trichophyton mentagrophytes, Trichosporon beigelii, and Candida albicans in comparison with available antifungal agents like amphotericin B and fluconazole.
neoformans, Trichosporon beigelii y Saccharomyces cerevisiae (40), no esta indicado para el tratamiento de la onicomicosis (41-46).
Generally, two species have been associated with IFIs in humans: Trichosporon beigelii and Trichosporon capitatum.
Micosis no inflamatorias que producen lesiones sin respuesta inmunitaria, ni inflamatoria y que incluyen diferentes trastornos como la pitiriasis versicolor y otras pitirosporosis, causadas por Pityrosporum ovale (sinonimo Malassezia furfur), la tina negra palmar (Cladosporium = Exophiala werneckii), la piedra negra (Piedraia hortae) y la piedra blanca (Trichosporon beigelii).
Trichosporon beigelii fue el representante tipo de este genero, los estudios de biologia molecular lo reclasificaron en 6 especies (6), quedando el viejo taxon en 34 spp, las cuales tambien han demostrado su poca sensibilidad a los polienos y las equinocandinas, mientras que si lo son a la mayoria de los azo les (7).
In immunocompromised patients, a prolonged exposure to various environmental factors has led to an increase in the number of infections caused by P lilacinus, Fusarium species, Acremonium species, Trichosporon beigelii, Blastoschizomyces capitatus, Penicillium species, and other dematiaceous species.
Postoperative Trichosporon beigelii soft tissue infection.
Endocarditis due to Trichosporon beigelii: in vitro susceptibility of isolates and review.
Outbreak of clinical mastitis caused by Trichosporon beigelii in dairy herds.
Trichosporon beigelii pneumonia in a neutropenic patient.
Disseminated Trichosporon beigelii infection in patients with malignant diseases: Immunohistochemical study and review.