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Related to Blastomyces: Histoplasma, Coccidioides
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Noun1.Blastomyces - genus of pathogenic yeastlike fungi
fungus genus - includes lichen genera
Moniliales, order Moniliales - order of imperfect fungi lacking conidiophores of having conidiophores that are superficial and not enclosed in a pycnidium
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"A disease caused by the inhalation of mold conidia (spores) of Blastomyces dermatitidis, which convert to yeasts and invade the lungs, occasionally spreading hematogenously to the skin or focal sites in other tissues...
Fungal lung infections in immunocompromised individuals are caused predominantly by Pneumocystis, Cryptococcus, Aspergillus, Blastomyces, Coccidioides, Histoplasma, Mucor, and rarely, Candida organisms.
Blastomycosis is a pyogranulomatous infection caused by a dimorphic fungus, Blastomyces dermatitidis.
These findings allowed the differentiation of other yeast fungi such as Histoplasma capsulatum and Blastomyces dermatitidis, as well as parasitic infections by Mullerius capillaris and Dictyocaulus filaria (CASWELL & WILLIAMS, 2016).
In October 2017, the New York State Department of Health was alerted by Albany-area infectious disease physicians about local cases of blastomycosis, including multiple severe infections, in the state health department's Capital District, an area where Blastomyces spp.
It is often the first choice for the treatment of infections caused by Blastomyces dermatitidis, Histoplasma capsulatum, and Aspergillus spp., and to treat onychomycosis (36).
(15) 1-3-[beta]-D glucan (BDG) offers another potential target, because it is found as a cell wall component in most fungi, with the exception of the cryptococci, the zygomycetes, and Blastomyces dermatitidis.
Cases of miliary Nocardia, Mycoplasma, Blastomyces [7, 8], Coccidioides [9], Cryptococcus [10], and Pneumocystis jirovecii [11] have been reported.
Otras micosis endemicas prevalentes incluyen las enfermedades producidas por Blastomyces dermatitidis, Coccidioides immitis, Paracoccidioides braziliensis y Penicillium marneffei.
Infectious workup was positive for Aspergillus fumigatus IgG, Aspergillus galactomannan antigen (Ag), Histoplasma Ag, Fungitell, and Blastomyces antibody (Ab).