microconidia

microconidia

The reproductive form of certain fungi, which is functionally the same as conidia, but smaller.
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Microscopic examination of colony was done by doing a Lactophenol Cotton Blue (LPCB) mount to examine the hyphal structure, different vegetative structures formed by hyphal modifications, various reproductive structures like microconidia, macroconidia and chlamydoconidia.
Morphological analysis of microscopic structures of the isolates showed variation among the isolates for the production of macro and microconidia.
cepae can produce macroconidia and microconidia, however, in the field chlamydospores are major form of the pathogen inoculum (Cramer, 2000).
Histoplasmosis is caused by inhalation of the microconidia of Histoplasma spp.
Microconidia are oval or club shaped with flattened base with 0 to 1 septa.
The conidia suspension was filtered with Whatman filter model 1 (pore size, 11 [micro]m) to collect microconidia.
These pathogens are not acquired through the inhalation of mycelium, as explained in the article; the infecting structures correspond to hyphae fragments and principally microconidia (2-4 mm) that reach the pulmonary bronchioles and alveoli (3).
Photodynamic treatment of the dermatophyte Trichophyton rubrum and its microconidia with porphyrin photosensitizers.
The subculture of these growth on Sabouraud medium, when examined in Narayan stain under light microscope, showed antler like branched hyphae, rat tailed shaped macroconidia and tear shaped microconidia and confirmed as T.
Fusarium oxysporum produce three types of asexul spore: microconidia, macroconidia and Chlamydospores.

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