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The class mesomycetozoea: a heterogeneous group of microorganisms at the animal-fungal boundary.
This review provides descriptions of the genera that comprise the class Mesomycetozoea and highlights their morphological features, pathogenic roles, and phylogenetic relationships. Expand
Infection caused by Penicillium marneffei: description of first natural infection in man.
The distinctive features of P. marneffei include the production of the dark red pigment which diffuses into the agar and the ability of this pathogen to exist in dimorphic forms. 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
Infections caused by the Oomycetous pathogen Pythium insidiosum
L'infection Pythium insidiosum est une maladie animale et humaine des regions tropicales, sub-tropicales et temperees. L'agent est un microorganisme du regne Chromista, phylum Pseudofungi, classeExpand
Phylogenetic Analysis of Rhinosporidium seeberi’s 18S Small-Subunit Ribosomal DNA Groups This Pathogen among Members of the Protoctistan Mesomycetozoa Clade
It is found that this enigmatic pathogen of humans and animals clusters with a novel group of fish parasites referred to as the DRIP clade, near the animal-fungal divergence, and is proposed to name this monophyletic clade Mesomycetozoa to reflect the group’s phylogenetic association within the Eucarya. Expand
A case of phaeohyphomycosis caused by a new species of Phialophora.
A subcutaneous fungus infection that developed in a kidney transplant patient on immunosuppressive maintenance therapy was found to be caused by a new species of Phialophora. This species, P. paras...
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.
A New Variant of Sporothrix Schenckii
Receipt of photographs and histological material from experimentally infected rats, and a culture from a fixed type of sporotrichosis with tissue-form cells that differed significantly from those regularly noted in this disease prompted a detailed study of the isolate and publication of the findings. Expand