dematiaceous fungi

de·mat·i·a·ceous fun·gi

dark fungi that form melanin.
[Mod. L. Dematium (genus name), fr. g. demation, fine strand, fr. dema, band, fr. deō, to bind + suffix -aceous, characterized by]

de·mat·i·a·ceous fun·gi

(dē-mat'ē-ā'shŭs fŭng'gī)
Dark fungi that form melanin.
[Mod. L. Dematium (genus name), fr. g. demation, fine strand, fr. dema, band, fr. deō, to bind + suffix -aceous, characterized by]
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Chromoblastomycosis, dematiaceous fungi, skeletal involvement.
Dematiaceous fungi as a major agent for biopitting on Mediterranean marbles and limestones.
1994) in cattle diagnosed with mycotic nasal granuloma caused by Dematiaceous fungi, Bipolaris sp and Drechslera sp.
In the air, the dematiaceous fungi outnumbered the hyaline ones.
Chromoblastomycosis is a chronic fungal infection of the skin and subcutaneous tissues caused by pigmented or dematiaceous fungi that are implanted into the dermis from the environment.
The treatment of leprosy reaction by corticosteroids which are immunosuppressive might have predisposed him to acquire infection by dematiaceous fungi.
Originally thought to arise solely from Aspergillus infection, AFRS has been shown to involve dematiaceous fungi, including Bipolaris, Curvularia, Exserohilum, and Alternaria spp, in 67% of cases.
Nevertheless, fungal infection of the eye is increasing, most notably by the species of Fusarium, Aspergillus, Candida, and dematiaceous fungi.
Aspergillus is the isolated fungus with the highest frequency in invasive and non-invasive sinusitis; however, other dematiaceous fungi like Alternaria, Curvularia, and Bipolaris are reported as cause of this illness in its distinct clinical forms (3).
1989, "Physiological characteristics of environmental isolates of pathogenic dematiaceous fungi," Mycoses, 32, pp.
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