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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El reporte preliminar de la patologia mostro lesiones granulomatosas, con estudios de la reaccion en cadena de la polimerasa (PCR) para Mycobaterium tuberculosis y Toxoplasma gondii, negativos y con tinciones positivas para histoplasma (figura 2), con lo que se diagnostico histoplasmosis cerebral.
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