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Members of the Fusarium solani species complex that cause infections in both humans and plants are common in the environment.
The major finding of this study is that FSSC-associated mycoses of humans and other animals have origins in a broad phylogenetic spectrum, indicating widespread ability to cause infection in this diverse species complex. Expand
Species of Phaeoacremonium Associated with Infections in Humans and Environmental Reservoirs in Infected Woody Plants
Nine new Phaeoacremonium species, of which six were obtained as etiologic agents of human opportunistic infection, are reported and can be identified based on their cultural and morphological characters and strongly supported in phylogenetic analyses of partial sequences of the actin, β-tubulin, and calmodulin genes. Expand
Indigenous Disseminated Penicillium marneffeiInfection in the State of Manipur, India: Report of Four Autochthonous Cases
The diagnosis in each of the four cases was achieved by direct examination of smears, observance of intracellular yeast-like cells multiplying by fission in biopsied tissue from skin lesions, and isolation of the dimorphic P. marneffei in pure culture in each case. Expand
Phylogenetic Diversity and Microsphere Array-Based Genotyping of Human Pathogenic Fusaria, Including Isolates from the Multistate Contact Lens-Associated U.S. Keratitis Outbreaks of 2005 and 2006
To characterize the full spectrum of the causal agents involved and their potential sources, partial DNA sequences from three loci were obtained and resulted in the most robust phylogenetic framework for Fusarium to date. Expand
Genetic Diversity of Human Pathogenic Members of the Fusarium oxysporum Complex Inferred from Multilocus DNA Sequence Data and Amplified Fragment Length Polymorphism Analyses: Evidence for the Recent
Investigating the global genetic diversity and population biology of a comprehensive set of clinically important members of the F. oxysporum complex found that a recently dispersed, geographically widespread clonal lineage is responsible for over 70% of all clinical isolates investigated, including all of those associated with the pseudoepidemic in San Antonio. Expand
Isolation of Cryptococcus neoformans var. gattii from Eucalyptus camaldulensis in India.
The origin of the trees could be traced to Australia, thus providing evidence that the distribution of E. camaldulensis correlated with the distributed of human cryptococcosis cases caused by C. neoformans var. Expand
Penicilliosis marneffei in Thailand: report of five human cases.
Five new cases of human infection described in this paper, the first from Thailand, came from various parts of the country and common clinical manifestations were fever and generalized lymphadenopathy, with multiple soft tissue, bone, joint and pulmonary involvement. Expand
Pythium insidiosum sp. nov., the etiologic agent of pythiosis.
Pythium insidiosum sp. nov., the etiologic agent of pythiosis, a cosmopolitan disease of horses, cattle, and dogs, is described and illustrated.
Primary cutaneous zygomycosis due to Saksenaea vasiformis and Apophysomyces elegans.
Three cases of primary cutaneous zygomycosis due to either Saksenaea vasiformis or Apophysomyces elegans are reported, with extensive surgical debridement helping two patients recover from their infections. Expand
Report of the First Human Case of Lobomycosis in the United States
The first human case of lobomycosis caused by Lacazia loboi is described in a 42-year-old white male resident of Georgia, who had traveled to Venezuela 7 years earlier and never actually rappelled the falls, but did walk under the falls at least three times, exposing himself to the high water pressures of the falls. Expand