An immunological procedure for the rapid identification of Phaeoannellomyces werneckii.


Phaeoannellomyces werneckii is identified on the basis of its annellidic conidiogenous cells and the production of two-celled conidia. Without the proper recognition of its annellidic mode of conidiogenesis, isolates of P. werneckii can be confused with other species of Phaeococcomyces, Exophiala, and Scolecobasidium constrictum. To overcome this problem… (More)