dermatitidis isolated from bats in Manaus, Brazil.
Exophiala (Wangiella) dermatitidis is a dematiaceous fungus that has been isolated from soil, decaying organic matter, plant debris, and human feces.
Arikan et al., "Systemic phaeohyphomycosis due to Exophiala (Wangiella) in an immunocompetent child," Medical Mycology, vol.
dermatitidis (previously known as Wangiella dermatitidis) is a neurotropic, dark pigment-forming fungus that is found in the environment (1).
Catheter-associated fungemia due to Wangiella (Exophiala) dermatitidis.
Among the more important human pathogens are Alternaria species, Bipolaris species, Cladophialophora bantiana, Curvularia species, Exophiala species, Fonsecaea pedrosoi, Madurella species, Phialophora species, Scedosporium prolificans, Scytalidium dimidiatum, and Wangiella
Chromoblastomycosis is caused by several genera of dematiaceous (melanin pigmented) fungi: Phialophora verrucosa, Fonsecaea pedrosoi (F.compactum, Exophiala jeanselmei, E.spinifera), Wangiella
dermatitidis, Rhinocladiella aquaspersa, Cladosporium carrionii, and Rhytidhysteron spp.
Epidermopgyton floccosum; Trichophyton rubrum; Trichophyton verrucosun; Clodosparium carruoni; Aurobasidium pullulans; Wangiella
dermatitidis; Conidiobolus coronalus; Fonsecaea pedrosoi; Aspergillus niger; Aspergillus jlavus; Aspergillus fumigatus; Monilia sitophita.
WdStuAp, an APSES transcription factor, is a regulator of yeast-hyphal transitions in Wangiella
Common etiologic agents include Exophiala jeanselmei, Wangiella
dermetitidis, Bipolaris, Phialophora and Curvularia species.
On July 24, a fungus cultured from CSF was identified as Exophiala (Wangiella