Ex vivo determination of potentially virulent Sporothrix schenckii

Hyphae from 30 isolants ofSporothrix andOphiostoma species were washed, dried and pyrolyzed at 350°C. Pyrolysis products were separated on a Carbowax column heated 7.5°C/min to and maintained for 50 min at 160°C. Hydrogen flame detector responses were recorded graphically. Fifteen clinical isolants ofS. schenckii from geographically separated sources… (More)