Environmental isolation of black yeast-like fungi involved in human infection

Abstract

The present study focuses on potential agents of chromoblastomycosis and other endemic diseases in the state of Paraná, Southern Brazil. Using a highly selective protocol for chaetothyrialean black yeasts and relatives, environmental samples from the living area of symptomatic patients were analysed. Additional strains were isolated from creosote-treated… (More)
DOI: 10.3114/sim.2008.61.14

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