histoplasmosis

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his·to·plas·mo·sis

 (hĭs′tō-plăz-mō′sĭs)
n. pl. his·to·plas·mo·ses (-sēz)
A disease caused by the inhalation of spores of the fungus Histoplasma capsulatum, most often asymptomatic but occasionally producing acute pneumonia or an influenzalike illness and spreading to other organs and systems in the body.

histoplasmosis

(ˌhɪstəʊplæzˈməʊsɪs)
n
(Pathology) a severe fungal disease of the lungs caused by Histoplasma capsulatum

his•to•plas•mo•sis

(ˌhɪs toʊ plæzˈmoʊ sɪs)

n.
an infectious disease of the reticuloendothelial system caused by the fungus Histoplasma capsulatum and characterized by fever, anemia, and emaciation.
[1940–45; < New Latin Histoplasm(a) (see histo-, -plasm) + -osis]
Translations
histoplasmose

his·to·plas·mo·sis

n. histoplasmosis, enfermedad de las vías respiratorias causada por el hongo Histoplasma capsulatum.

histoplasmosis

n histoplasmosis f
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It was first identified by Samuel Darling in 1905, hence known as Darling's disease. Infection is mainly caused by inhalation of droppings from infected birds or bats.
Classic histoplasmosis is also called Darling's disease. (1) it is a deep mycotic infection caused by either H.
Histoplasmosis, also called as Darling's disease, is caused by a dimorphic fungus Histoplasma capsulatum.1 The fungus has two variants viz.