trichosporonosis

trich·o·spor·o·no·sis

(trik'ō-spōr'o-nō'sis),
Systemic infection by Trichosporan beigelii; marked by fever or pneumonia with a high mortality; seen in neutropenic patients. Local infection with T. beigelii is white piedra, also known as trichosporosis.

trichosporonosis

infection with fungi of the genus Trichosporon; occurs rarely in immunosuppressed cats as papular or nodular skin lesions around the nostril or at the site of bite wounds on the legs.
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More than 100 patients with deep trichosporonosis have been described and 60% had severe neutropenia, usually with acute leukemia (16).
Invasive trichosporonosis occurs mainly in immunocompromised persons.
Invasive trichosporonosis is typically heralded by an acute febrile illness that is unresponsive to empiric antibacterial agents.
Trichosporonosis in patients with neoplastic disease.
Invasive Trichosporonosis in a patient with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.
Comparative efficacies of amphotericin B, triazoles, and combination of both as experimental therapy for murine Trichosporonosis.