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Taxonomy of Ochroconis, genus including opportunistic pathogens on humans and animals
The genus Ochroconis (Sympoventuriaceae, Venturiales) is revised and currently contains 13 species for which the phylogenetic position has been determined using multilocus sequencing. The olderExpand
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One fungus, which genes? Development and assessment of universal primers for potential secondary fungal DNA barcodes
The aim of this study was to assess potential candidate gene regions and corresponding universal primer pairs as secondary DNA barcodes for the fungal kingdom, additional to ITS rDNA as primaryExpand
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Phylogeography and evolutionary patterns in Sporothrix spanning more than 14 000 human and animal case reports
Pathology to vertebrate hosts has emerged repeatedly in the order Ophiostomatales. Occasional infections have been observed in Sporothrix mexicana at a low level of virulence, while the mainExpand
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Occurrence of Ochroconis and Verruconis Species in Clinical Specimens from the United States
ABSTRACT Ochroconis is a dematiaceous fungus able to infect immunocompetent people. Recently, the taxonomy of the genus has been reevaluated, and the most relevant species, Ochroconis gallopava, wasExpand
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A multigene phylogeny reveals that Ochroconis belongs to the family Sympoventuriaceae (Venturiales, Dothideomycetes)
Ochroconis is a genus of ascomycete fungi that includes oligotrophic saprobes and some opportunistic species causing infections in vertebrates. The most important of these opportunists is theExpand
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Three New Species of the Genus Ochroconis
Ochroconis bacilliformis, O. phaeophora and O. robusta, three novel species of the melanized genus Ochroconis (Sympoventuriaceae, Venturiales), are described, illustrated and distinguishedExpand
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Antifungal Susceptibility Patterns of Opportunistic Fungi in the Genera Verruconis and Ochroconis
ABSTRACT Species of Verruconis and species of Ochroconis are dematiaceous fungi generally found in the environment but having the ability to infect humans, dogs, cats, poultry, and fish. This studyExpand
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Ochroconis calidifluminalis, a Sibling of the Neurotropic Pathogen O. gallopava, Isolated from Hot Spring
Two strains resembling the neurotropic fungus Ochroconis gallopava were isolated from hot spring river water (IFM 54738 and IFM 54739). The isolates showed optimal growth at 42°C, while the maximumExpand
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One-tube multiplex PCR method for rapid identification of mycobacterium tuberculosis.
A rapid, inexpensive, simple, and accurate multiplex polymerase chain reaction (PCR) was developed in a single tube for identification of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Assessment of sensitivity andExpand
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Barcoding markers for Pneumocystis species in wildlife.
Lung specimens (n = 216) from six wildlife species were examined for occurrence of Pneumocystis species in pulmonary tissues. Among small mammals the shrew Sorex antinorii (80 %) were most frequentlyExpand
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