Aspergillus


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Aspergillus

 [as″per-jil´us]
a genus of fungi (molds), several species of which are endoparasitic and opportunistic pathogens.

Aspergillus

(as'per-jil'ŭs),
A genus of fungi (class Ascomycetes) that contains many species, some with black, brown, or green spores. A few species are pathogenic for humans, birds, and other animals. There are about 300 species in this genus.
[Med. L. a sprinkler, fr. L. aspergo, to sprinkle]

Aspergillus

A genus of fungi of the class Deuteromycetes, which are soil dwellers with ± 300 species, some of which are human pathogens. Aspergillus spp are involved in industrial production of organic acids and is a popular model for genetic studies.

Aspergillus

Mycology A genus of fungi of the class Deuteromycetes, which are soil dwellers, with ± 300 species, some of which are human pathogens. See Aspergillus fumigatus.

As·per·gil·lus

(aspĕr-jilŭs)
A genus of fungi that contains many species, a number of them with black, brown, or green spores. A few species are pathogenic in humans.
[Med. L. a sprinkler, fr. L. aspergo, to sprinkle]

As·per·gil·lus

(aspĕr-jilŭs )
A genus of fungi (class Ascomycetes) that contains about 300 species, some with black, brown, or green spores. A few species are pathogenic for humans, birds, and other animals.
[Med. L. a sprinkler, fr. L. aspergo, to sprinkle]
References in periodicals archive ?
The optimal production of GAAF was observed at 40oC that is much higher as compared to 30oC for Aspergillus oryzae (Puri et al., 2013) and 35oC for GAs from Aspergillus awamori NRRL 3112 and Aspergillus niger (Aguero et al., 1990).
Aspergillus is a common type of mold found in the environment and the air we breathe, both indoors and outside.
In terms of relative dominance of species, Aspergillus was found to be the most frequent and widespread fungus (16-20,23).
Las muestras recolectadas se conservaron en bolsas de papel, en el Laboratorio de Fitopatologia, del Campo Experimental Centro de Chiapas (CECECH), del Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales, Agricolas y Pecuarias (INIFAP), en Ocozocoautla, Chiapas, en donde se realizaron aislamientos de los hongos asociados a los granos de cafe colectados, con enfasis en hongos micotoxigenicos (Aspergillus spp.
The cultured cells were then stimulated with inactivated Aspergillus fumigatus (Af) (DC:Af = 1:10) for 24 h.
Here we present a case of Aspergillus nidulans pneumonia with posterior rib erosion in a nine year old boy who was a known case of CGD seen at Aga Khan University Hospital in July 2017.
nedelja anti-Candida IgM antibody > 500 440 > 500 anti-Candida IgM antitela anti-Candida IgG antibody 300 330 225 anti-Candida IgG antitetela Candida mannan antigen 0,34 0,94 1,28 Candida mannan antigen anti-Aspergillus IgM antibody 112 130 200 anti-Aspergillus IgM antitela anti-Aspergillus IgG antibody 390 310 280 anti-Aspergillus IgG antitela Aspergillus galactomannan antigen 0,25 3,33 0,3 Aspergillus galactomannan antigen Elisa immunodiffusion assay week 25 Elisa imunodifuzijski test 25.
Rashid said about the ABPA disease that the Aspergillus fungus is common and it can grow on dead leaves, stored grain, bird droppings, compost stacks and other decaying vegetation although most people are frequently exposed to Aspergillus, infections caused by it such as a pneumonia or fungus ball are rare.
Their new product, called Clear Aspergillus, detects four species of Aspergillus which includes the aspergillus fumigatus, aspergillus niger, aspergillus terreus and aspergillus flavus species.
So, A5 was the most suitable microorganism for the bioclogging experiments and was identified as Aspergillus niger.
Infectious workup was positive for Aspergillus fumigatus IgG, Aspergillus galactomannan antigen (Ag), Histoplasma Ag, Fungitell, and Blastomyces antibody (Ab).