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93 terms
opportunistic mycoses
innoculated into the skin at an injury…
deep layers of the dermis, subcutaneou…
osteomyelitis
slowly (but they are chronic infections)
how do most subcutaneous mycoses begin
where do subcutaneous mycoses occur
what is it called when a subcutaneous mycoses invades bone
what is the growth rate of a subcutaneous mycoses
innoculated into the skin at an injury…
how do most subcutaneous mycoses begin
deep layers of the dermis, subcutaneou…
where do subcutaneous mycoses occur
14 terms
Opportunistic mycoses
halohyphomycoses
Aspergillus, Fusarium, Scedosporium
ABPA (allergic bronchopulmonary asperg…
aspergilloma
Infections due to fungi that are non-pigmented septated molds…
Name the 3 most common halohyphomycoses
Non invasive aspergillosis... -Hypersensitivity syndrome (not a…
Noninvasive aspergillosis... -pre-existing lung cavity (eg tuber…
halohyphomycoses
Infections due to fungi that are non-pigmented septated molds…
Aspergillus, Fusarium, Scedosporium
Name the 3 most common halohyphomycoses
Opportunistic mycoses
Name the common opportunistic infectio…
Describe the manifestation of Aspergil…
Fusariosis... (part of the Hyalohyphomyco…
Scedosporiosis... (part of Hyalohyphomyco…
1. Hyalohyphomycoses ... (non-pigmented soil living, septated mo…
Aspergillus infection in neutropenic patients... 1. Allergic Bro…
-Produce potent mycotoxins... - infection after innoculation to…
- S apiospermum is non-pigmented asexual form of sexual Pseud…
Name the common opportunistic infectio…
1. Hyalohyphomycoses ... (non-pigmented soil living, septated mo…
Describe the manifestation of Aspergil…
Aspergillus infection in neutropenic patients... 1. Allergic Bro…
36 terms
Opportunistic Mycoses
Classify Mycoses based on host's innat…
Opportunistic Mycoses
Opportunistic Mycoses-altered T cell f…
Opportunistic Mycoses-altered phagocyt…
-Opportunistic Mycoses... -Pathogenic, Deep, Systemic Mycoses
-infections only occur in COMPROMISED hosts... -altered T cell f…
-mucocutaneous candidiasis... -cryptococcosis... -pneumoocytosis... A…
-invasive candidiasis... -aspergillosis... -zygomycosis... neutropenia
Classify Mycoses based on host's innat…
-Opportunistic Mycoses... -Pathogenic, Deep, Systemic Mycoses
Opportunistic Mycoses
-infections only occur in COMPROMISED hosts... -altered T cell f…
10 terms
Opportunistic mycoses
cryptococcus neoformans
granulysin
pulmonary infections
CNS infections
encapsulated, yeast like growth... ubiquitous esp in bird poop (…
secreted by CD8 T cells ... has antifungal properties
non specific pneumonia like symptoms... resolves without treatme…
very common, chronic... lethal without therapy... nausea and vomitt…
cryptococcus neoformans
encapsulated, yeast like growth... ubiquitous esp in bird poop (…
granulysin
secreted by CD8 T cells ... has antifungal properties
22 terms
Opportunistic Mycoses
Zygomycetes
Lichtheimia spp AKA
Lichtheimia spp growth rate
Lichtheimia spp infections
usually fast growing, mostly aseptate hyphae. sexual reproduc…
Absidia Spp
rapid growth
in people with type II diabetes in ketoacidosis, usually begi…
Zygomycetes
usually fast growing, mostly aseptate hyphae. sexual reproduc…
Lichtheimia spp AKA
Absidia Spp
16 terms
opportunistic mycoses
candida albicans
candida albicans forms
candida albicans accounts for
thrush
widespread yeast, infections can be short lived superficial s…
off-white, pasty colony with yeasty odor
70% nosocomial fungal infections
candida albicans... -occurs as thick, white, adherent growth on…
candida albicans
widespread yeast, infections can be short lived superficial s…
candida albicans forms
off-white, pasty colony with yeasty odor
58 terms
Opportunistic mycoses
What are the 4 main genera of opportun…
What is the common virulence of opp fu…
Who is at the greatest risk for opp fu…
Traumatized skin and mucosal surfaces
Candida spp, aspergillus spp, cryptococcus spp, and mucorales…
Ability to grow well at 37C
Immune compromised
Candida, aspergellis/fusarium
What are the 4 main genera of opportun…
Candida spp, aspergillus spp, cryptococcus spp, and mucorales…
What is the common virulence of opp fu…
Ability to grow well at 37C
15 terms
opportunistic mycoses
what is a fungal infection typically p…
what fungi can cause pneumonia in immu…
an HIV patient presents with present w…
at what CD4 count should patients be t…
mucor
histoplasmosis
pneumocystis jiroveci. It kills type I pneumocytes... type II pn…
CD4 counts less than 200
what is a fungal infection typically p…
mucor
what fungi can cause pneumonia in immu…
histoplasmosis
38 terms
Opportunistic Mycoses
What are risk factors for opportunisti…
What is the route of infection of oppo…
What causes infection with opportunist…
What is also known as a polymorphic fu…
-immunosuppression ... -trauma, major burns... -central catheters... -…
inhalation... mucosal deposition... endogenous flora
hyphae
candida albicans
What are risk factors for opportunisti…
-immunosuppression ... -trauma, major burns... -central catheters... -…
What is the route of infection of oppo…
inhalation... mucosal deposition... endogenous flora
48 terms
Weel 13: Opportunistic Mycoses
Opportunistic mycoses are problematic…
Zygomycetes Group Characteristics
Lichtheimia/Absidia spp. infections ar…
Lichtheimia/Absidia spp. Microscopic C…
Immunocompromised
Fast growing... Aseptate hyphae... Sexual Spores: Zygospore... Asexual…
Type II Diabetes in ketoacidosis, beginning in sinuses
Pear-shaped sporangia
Opportunistic mycoses are problematic…
Immunocompromised
Zygomycetes Group Characteristics
Fast growing... Aseptate hyphae... Sexual Spores: Zygospore... Asexual…
48 terms
Systemic Invasive & Opportunistic Mycoses
How are fungal infection generally acq…
Metabolic Opportunities for Fungal Inf…
Dimorphism
Sporothrix Schenkii (Morphology and Tr…
Environmental exposure of endogenous flora ... almost never p…
Renal failure, Diabetes, Malnutrition etc.
Mold = Room temp ... Yeast = 37 deg. (tissue/media)
Dimorphic Fungus often acquired by famers/gardeners (Rose Bus…
How are fungal infection generally acq…
Environmental exposure of endogenous flora ... almost never p…
Metabolic Opportunities for Fungal Inf…
Renal failure, Diabetes, Malnutrition etc.
38 terms
12.5 - Opportunistic Mycoses
immunocompromised
candida albicans
blastoconidia
pseudohyphae
Opportunistic infections typically only affect individuals th…
75% of the yeast isolated in clinical laboratories is this sp…
Conidia produced by budding are:
Blastoconidia that are connected and constricted at the end,…
immunocompromised
Opportunistic infections typically only affect individuals th…
candida albicans
75% of the yeast isolated in clinical laboratories is this sp…
26 terms
12.6 - Opportunistic Mycoses
immunocompromised
Cryptococcus neoformans
polysaccharide capsule
india ink
Opportunistic infections typically only affect individuals th…
This severe fungal pathogen is only found in yeast form:
The defining feature of Cryptococcus is its:
Cryptococcus is readily identified by its inability to take u…
immunocompromised
Opportunistic infections typically only affect individuals th…
Cryptococcus neoformans
This severe fungal pathogen is only found in yeast form:
53 terms
Mycoses - opportunistic + Nocardia + Actinomyces
Opportunistic Yeasts! Candidiasis - wh…
how do they grow? what is the diagnost…
what do you need to make the diagnosis…
treatment
Opportunistic Yeasts! Candidiasis - wh…
how do they grow? what is the diagnost…
11 terms
Opportunistic Mycoses w/ pics
Defintion of Opportunistic mycoses?
Primary Pathogenic fungi:
Fungal morphology
Candidiasis disease patterns?
seldom cause disease without a predisposing factor (trauma, i…
may cause disease w/o predisposing factor... - cutaneous dermato…
Yeast... - single cells ... Molds ... - multicellular filamentous hyp…
Yeast... - pseudohyphae... - white, fluffy culture... - Uncommonly tur…
Defintion of Opportunistic mycoses?
seldom cause disease without a predisposing factor (trauma, i…
Primary Pathogenic fungi:
may cause disease w/o predisposing factor... - cutaneous dermato…
36 terms
Mycoses: Opportunistic Pathogens
Pneumocystis Pneumonia "PCP": Causativ…
Pneumocystis Pneumonia "PCP": Transmis…
Pneumocystis Pneumonia "PCP": Disease
Pneumocystis Pneumonia "PCP": Diagnosi…
Pneumocystis jiroveci (obligate aerobe)
Transmission most likely occurs through inhalation of respira…
Infection in immunocompetent is usually asymptomatic... • Common…
•Diagnosed based on clinical and microscopic findings... • Treat…
Pneumocystis Pneumonia "PCP": Causativ…
Pneumocystis jiroveci (obligate aerobe)
Pneumocystis Pneumonia "PCP": Transmis…
Transmission most likely occurs through inhalation of respira…
32 terms
MYCOLOGY - SYSTEMIC MYCOSES to OPPORTUNISTIC MYCOSES
Phialophora verrucosa
Cladophialophora carrionii
F. pedrosoi, F. compactum
Rhinocladiella aquaspersa
Flask shaped phialides with collarettes
Erect conidiophores with branched chains of blastoconidia
1 (2 or 3) conidia is formed symphodially on conidiophore tip…
Conidispores bearing elliptical conidia symphodially on its u…
Phialophora verrucosa
Flask shaped phialides with collarettes
Cladophialophora carrionii
Erect conidiophores with branched chains of blastoconidia
10 terms
Unit 3: Opportunistic Mycoses
What are the 4 opportunistic Mycoses w…
What type of fungus is candidiasis?
What surfaces do candidiasis occupy?
What is the fungus responsible for thr…
1. Candida albicans... 2. Cryptococcus neoformans... 3. Aspergillus…
yeast (predominantly in unicellular form)
mouth, vagina, intestinal tract and skin
Candidiasis albicans
What are the 4 opportunistic Mycoses w…
1. Candida albicans... 2. Cryptococcus neoformans... 3. Aspergillus…
What type of fungus is candidiasis?
yeast (predominantly in unicellular form)
70 terms
MYV 322 - OPPORTUNISTIC MYCOSES
Opportunistic mycoses
Opportunistic mycoses
Opportunistic mycoses
Opportunistic mycoses
Low virulent fungi
Normal flora
Monomorphic
Can cause infxn to immunocompromised
Opportunistic mycoses
Low virulent fungi
Opportunistic mycoses
Normal flora
99 terms
Endemic/ Opportunistic Mycoses
Endemic Mycoses Infections caused by...
Endemic Mycoses- what kind of dimorphi…
'Endemic'
Endemic Mycoses- primary infection loc…
classic dimorphic fungal pathogens (yeast/mold)
Exhibit thermal dimorphism (yeast at 37 deg, mold at 25 deg)
Confined to geographic regions -spores of fungus can be found…
primary infection in lungs
Endemic Mycoses Infections caused by...
classic dimorphic fungal pathogens (yeast/mold)
Endemic Mycoses- what kind of dimorphi…
Exhibit thermal dimorphism (yeast at 37 deg, mold at 25 deg)
47 terms
Systemic and Opportunistic Mycoses
Opportunistic pathoges
Candida Infection/Dz
Mucocutaneous candidiasis
DIsseminated candidiasis
Require opportunity to become pathogenic because they are una…
Mucocutaneous candidiasis... Disseminated candidiasis
Oropharyngeal c (thrush)... Esophageal c... Diaper dermatitis... Vulvo…
Candidemia - blood stream infection\... Hepatosplenic candidiasi…
Opportunistic pathoges
Require opportunity to become pathogenic because they are una…
Candida Infection/Dz
Mucocutaneous candidiasis... Disseminated candidiasis
14 terms
subcutaneous and opportunistic Mycoses
sporotrichosis disease is caused by
sporothrix schenckii
fixed cutaneous sporotrichosis
dissemattaion
sporothrix schenckii
it is found in nature and thermally dimorphic. it is usually…
localized cutaneous infection with no involvement of lymphatic
they are rare. they follow inhalation of spores lungs are p…
sporotrichosis disease is caused by
sporothrix schenckii
sporothrix schenckii
it is found in nature and thermally dimorphic. it is usually…
24 terms
S24a Opportunistic Mycoses
Factors involved in Development of opp…
Opportunitic infx predominance
Candidiasis
Candida
-Barrier disruption... -exposures... -Quantitative or qualitative n…
-Aspergillus in Bone Marrow transplant... -Candida in solid orga…
Candida species are normal human commensals... Leading cause of…
- Yeasts... - Pseudohyphae... Part of the endogenous flora... • Skin…
Factors involved in Development of opp…
-Barrier disruption... -exposures... -Quantitative or qualitative n…
Opportunitic infx predominance
-Aspergillus in Bone Marrow transplant... -Candida in solid orga…
88 terms
Mycology 5- Opportunistic Mycoses
Characteristics of infection by opport…
Main resistance to invasion of skin by…
Most important cell responsible for ma…
Most important cell of the immune syst…
exhibit inherently low/limited virulence; cause disease in im…
intact integument; any process causing skin maceration
Dendritic cell
PMNs mostly; other phagocytic cells also; damage pseudohyphae…
Characteristics of infection by opport…
exhibit inherently low/limited virulence; cause disease in im…
Main resistance to invasion of skin by…
intact integument; any process causing skin maceration
52 terms
#17 Dermatophytes & Opportunistic Mycoses
Dermatophytes cause:
Dermatophytes [common characteristics]
Dermatophytes: Pathogenesis/Infection
Dermatophytes Epidemilogy/identificati…
superficial fungal infections
1) able to penetrate and grow as hyphae within dead epidermal…
Inflammatory and/or hypersensitivity response [prefer warmth…
Microscopy morphology of:... 1) conidia & their arrangement
Dermatophytes cause:
superficial fungal infections
Dermatophytes [common characteristics]
1) able to penetrate and grow as hyphae within dead epidermal…
28 terms
MICRO - OPPORTUNISTIC MYCOSES
Candida
Pseudohyphae ... True hyphae except C. gl…
Endogenous... Exogenous
Endogenous
Part of the normal flora of the mouth, STRICT AEROBE, favors…
Candida produces?
MOT of candida
Normal commensal host flora takes advantage of the opportunit…
Candida
Part of the normal flora of the mouth, STRICT AEROBE, favors…
Pseudohyphae ... True hyphae except C. gl…
Candida produces?
47 terms
Opportunistic Mycoses LX 30
List the species of opportunistic myco…
Hyaline molds are
Hyalohyphomycetes is
Dematiaceous molds are
Aspergillus... Hyaline molds... Zygomycetes... Dematiaceous molds... Pneu…
non pigmented, septate, branching hyphae
another term for the group of hyaline molds
pigmented molds, melanin-like pigment, hyphae appearing brown
List the species of opportunistic myco…
Aspergillus... Hyaline molds... Zygomycetes... Dematiaceous molds... Pneu…
Hyaline molds are
non pigmented, septate, branching hyphae
subcutaneous mycoses/opportunistic yeasts
How do subcutaneous mycoses differ fro…
What are the 3 types of subcutaneous d…
What is the cause of Chromoblastomycosis
What is the cause of sporotrichosis?
Subcutaneous mycoses: deep, beneath living layer of skin. o…
1. Chromoblastomycosis... 2. Sporotrichosis... 3. Mycetoma
Fonsecaea pedrosoi and F. compacta ... ---dematiaceous fungi (pi…
Sporothrix schenckii
How do subcutaneous mycoses differ fro…
Subcutaneous mycoses: deep, beneath living layer of skin. o…
What are the 3 types of subcutaneous d…
1. Chromoblastomycosis... 2. Sporotrichosis... 3. Mycetoma
11 terms
Systemic Mycoses: Opportunistic Fungi
Candidiasis treatment depends on
Candidiasis treatment
how is Candidiasis diagnosed?
Aspergillosis most commonly
particular disease (oral, vaginal, invasive)
- oral azole used for primary and maintenance therapy... - ampho…
Presence of clusters of budding yeasts and pseudohyphae
only causes allergies
Candidiasis treatment depends on
particular disease (oral, vaginal, invasive)
Candidiasis treatment
- oral azole used for primary and maintenance therapy... - ampho…
7 terms
CH 65 Opportunistics mycoses
SUMMARIES ... CLINICALLY SIGNIFICANT ORGA…
SUMMARIES ... CLINICALLY SIGNIFICANT ORGA…
SUMMARIES ... CLINICALLY SIGNIFICANT ORGA…
Predisposing Factors for Opportunistic…
SUMMARIES ... CLINICALLY SIGNIFICANT ORGA…
SUMMARIES ... CLINICALLY SIGNIFICANT ORGA…
26 terms
Opportunistic Mycoses 1
What do ascomycetes produce?
What is characteristic of Alternaria s…
What are muriform conidia?
What is characteristic of Aspergillus…
Sexual spores (ascospores) within an ascus... ID off asexual str…
Dematiaceous ascomycete... Muriform conidia in chains
Conidia divided by horizontal & vertical septa
Hyaline ascomycete... The most commonly encountered fungi in lab…
What do ascomycetes produce?
Sexual spores (ascospores) within an ascus... ID off asexual str…
What is characteristic of Alternaria s…
Dematiaceous ascomycete... Muriform conidia in chains
50 terms
Mycology-Opportunistic Mycoses
when do healthy, immunocompetent ppl b…
why don't these exposures tend to lead…
which conditions lead to host debilita…
what are the two most common opportuni…
constantly exposed
a high degree of innate resistance to fungal colonization, lo…
AIDS, radiation and chemo with cytotoxic agents (cancer pts,…
candida albicans, aspergillus fumigatus
when do healthy, immunocompetent ppl b…
constantly exposed
why don't these exposures tend to lead…
a high degree of innate resistance to fungal colonization, lo…
32 terms
73. Opportunistic Mycoses
bout which fungal pathogens would you…
The most well-known causes of opportun…
Predisposing Factors for Opportunistic…
Predisposing Factors for Opportunistic…
Fungi with decreased susceptibility to voriconazole... include C…
Candida albicans, Cryptococcus neoformans, and Aspergillus fu…
1. Promote fungal colonization ... Provide intravascular access…
1. Immunosuppression ... 2. Cryptococcus neoformans, Aspergillus…
bout which fungal pathogens would you…
Fungi with decreased susceptibility to voriconazole... include C…
The most well-known causes of opportun…
Candida albicans, Cryptococcus neoformans, and Aspergillus fu…
16 terms
Opportunistic Mycoses (11/30)
What are types of hyalohyphomycoses?
What are risk factors for aspergillus?
What is allergic brochopulmonary asper…
What is an aspergilloma?
Aspergillus, fusarium, scedosporium. From soil, non pigmented.
Exposure to soil, decaying vegetation. Neutropenia biggest ri…
Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis: hypersensitivity to…
Fungus ball. Very edible. Jk don't eat it. Often forms in cav…
What are types of hyalohyphomycoses?
Aspergillus, fusarium, scedosporium. From soil, non pigmented.
What are risk factors for aspergillus?
Exposure to soil, decaying vegetation. Neutropenia biggest ri…
73 terms
Systemic Mycoses: Opportunistic Fungi
Do opportunistic fungi have a high vir…
What are the 5 significant species of…
What does Candida albicans look like?
What do colonies of Candida albicans l…
NO - low virulence... Most often occur in hospitalized inidividu…
Candida albicans... C. glabrata... C. tropicalis... C. parapsilosis... C.…
Oval yeast that reproduces by budding... Buds may elongate to fo…
White and creamy on Sabouraud dextrose agar
Do opportunistic fungi have a high vir…
NO - low virulence... Most often occur in hospitalized inidividu…
What are the 5 significant species of…
Candida albicans... C. glabrata... C. tropicalis... C. parapsilosis... C.…
20 terms
Fungus!: Intro and Opportunistic Mycoses
What is a yeast?
What is a mold?
What is a hyaline mold?
What is a dematiaceous mold?
single celled fungus
multicellular filamentous hyphae with conidia
clear or white hyphae
dark hyphae
What is a yeast?
single celled fungus
What is a mold?
multicellular filamentous hyphae with conidia
36 terms
1117 Opportunistic Mycoses in AIDS
how does oropharyngeal candidiasis pre…
How does esophageal candidiasis present?
Most common presentation of cryptococc…
How can cryptooccus neoformans present?
-thrush=cottage cheese like patches on tongue/oral mucosa mad…
dysphagia, odynophagia, retrosternal chest pain.... -may not be…
-meningitis... -gradual onset of headache, fevers... -altered menta…
-meningitis... -pneumonia- asymptomatic or normal symptoms; loba…
how does oropharyngeal candidiasis pre…
-thrush=cottage cheese like patches on tongue/oral mucosa mad…
How does esophageal candidiasis present?
dysphagia, odynophagia, retrosternal chest pain.... -may not be…
5 terms
Mycology Module 3 Opportunistic Mycoses
Aspergillosis
Penicilliosis
Keratomycosis
Otomycosis
Acquired via inhalation of conidia... Begins as pulmonary disea…
AKA Hyalohphomycosis. Caused by penicillus-producing fungi. A…
Cornea of the eye resistant to infection except with predispo…
Fungal infection of external auditory opening or ear canal... S…
Aspergillosis
Acquired via inhalation of conidia... Begins as pulmonary disea…
Penicilliosis
AKA Hyalohphomycosis. Caused by penicillus-producing fungi. A…
micro-27 opportunistic mycoses & prions
Opportunistic Mycoses
Cryptococcus neoformans
Epidemiology & Transmission
Cryptococcus neoformans: Clinical Dis…
Infections attributable to fungi that are normally found as h…
Encapsulated, yeast-like fungus... Replication is by budding... Ext…
Worldwide distribution... Ubiquitous in soil... Pigeon droppings... -…
Acute pulmonary disease... Usually associated with occupations a…
Opportunistic Mycoses
Infections attributable to fungi that are normally found as h…
Cryptococcus neoformans
Encapsulated, yeast-like fungus... Replication is by budding... Ext…
29 terms
Mycology Exam: Opportunistic Systemic Mycoses
in normal flora of skin, mucosa, diges…
thrush to produce white, creamy patche…
fourth most common blood borne pathogen
80% of HIV patients have pain swallowing
C. albicans
Oral C. albicans
C. albicans
Oral C. albicans
in normal flora of skin, mucosa, diges…
C. albicans
thrush to produce white, creamy patche…
Oral C. albicans
14 terms
MM LX33b Opportunistic Mycoses
list of opportunistic mycoses
good qualities of yeast
bad qualities of yeast
What is a common cause of nosocomial b…
candida spp.... cryptococcus... malassezia... trichosporon... aspergillis…
yeast fermentation... useful metabolites... food source... enzyme prod…
food spoilage... allergens... plant disease... animal disease
candidiasis
list of opportunistic mycoses
candida spp.... cryptococcus... malassezia... trichosporon... aspergillis…
good qualities of yeast
yeast fermentation... useful metabolites... food source... enzyme prod…
24 terms
Micro: Deep systemic & opportunistic mycoses
Blastomyces dermatidis is a saprophyti…
Part of dimorphic fungus; in soil and…
Part of dimorphic fungus; in tissues o…
What is the reservoir of Blastomyces d…
Blastomyces dermatidis is a saprophytic dimorphic fungus; 2…
mycelial phase
yeast phase
soil (sandy, acid soil near water); Spores survive for long p…
Blastomyces dermatidis is a saprophyti…
Blastomyces dermatidis is a saprophytic dimorphic fungus; 2…
Part of dimorphic fungus; in soil and…
mycelial phase
39 terms
Block 11: Opportunistic Mycoses in AIDS
how does Oropharyngeal Candidiasis pre…
Esophageal Candidiasis
Disseminated candidiasis
epidemiology of candida
2. Cottage-cheese like patches on tongue and oral mucosa = th…
1. Presents with dysphagia, odynophagia, retrosternal chest p…
rare in HIV - Candida is not usually invasive and this is onl…
i. Part of normal flora, lives n mucous membranes in GI tract…
how does Oropharyngeal Candidiasis pre…
2. Cottage-cheese like patches on tongue and oral mucosa = th…
Esophageal Candidiasis
1. Presents with dysphagia, odynophagia, retrosternal chest p…
9 terms
Clinical Mycology- Agents of opportunistic mycoses
What is the most serious characteristi…
All aspeetate fungi fall into the taxo…
How do you distinguish between Absidia…
How do you distinguish between Absidia…
Rhinocerebral, fulimating--can be fatal
Zygomycetes
Rhizoid structure on Absidia
Internodal rhizoids in Absidia vs.
What is the most serious characteristi…
Rhinocerebral, fulimating--can be fatal
All aspeetate fungi fall into the taxo…
Zygomycetes
5 terms
Opportunistic mycoses: Mucor and Rhizopus species
What disease do you get from mucor and…
What are the characteristics of mucor…
How is mucor and rhizopus transmitted?
Laboratory Dx of mucor and rhizopus
Mucormycosis. ... - Invades tissue of pt with reduced host defen…
- ALWAYS a mold. Not dimorphic. NO yeast form... - NONSEPTATE hy…
found widely in the widely. Inhaled spores
Biopsy specimen
What disease do you get from mucor and…
Mucormycosis. ... - Invades tissue of pt with reduced host defen…
What are the characteristics of mucor…
- ALWAYS a mold. Not dimorphic. NO yeast form... - NONSEPTATE hy…
12 terms
Week 8- Lecture 2- Opportunistic mycoses
septated molds from soil
soil, air water mold... infects due to ne…
2 forms of non-invasive aspergillosis
2 forms of invasive aspergillosis
hyalohyphomycoses... aspergillus (usually a. fumigatus), fusariu…
aspergillus
allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis- hypersensitivity to…
chronic necrotizing aspergillosis- invades pulm tissue but no…
septated molds from soil
hyalohyphomycoses... aspergillus (usually a. fumigatus), fusariu…
soil, air water mold... infects due to ne…
aspergillus
26 terms
MICR 3603: Exam 5 - 7. Opportunistic Mycoses
A. Never attacks healthy humans - only…
Candidiasis... Superficial to deep mycos…
Superficial candidiasis... Can occur if…
Vulvovaginitis... __ changes and broad a…
compromised, systemic
C. albicans, GI, GU
oral, newborns, discrete, confluent, angular kelitis
Hormonal, raising, yeast, probiotics
A. Never attacks healthy humans - only…
compromised, systemic
Candidiasis... Superficial to deep mycos…
C. albicans, GI, GU
43 terms
Micro 4 Pulm Fungal 2, Opportunistic Mycoses
fungal infections for the immune suppr…
Themes in Opportunistic Mycoses
causes of prolonged neutropenia
specific predispositions for fungal in…
Candidiasis (Unit 2)... Aspergilliosis... Cryptococcosis ... PCP (Unit…
severity are widely varied, depending on the patients' pre-ex…
Infection, ... aplastic anemia, ... arsenic poisoning, ... cancer, ... ch…
prolonged neutropenia, uncontrolled HIV or diabetes, profound…
fungal infections for the immune suppr…
Candidiasis (Unit 2)... Aspergilliosis... Cryptococcosis ... PCP (Unit…
Themes in Opportunistic Mycoses
severity are widely varied, depending on the patients' pre-ex…
69 terms
Mycology V: Systemic Mycoses II - The Opportunistic Fungi
More than 90% of fungal infections occ…
Most infections are caused by:
Opportunistic fungi are
Even in areas endemic for the dimorphi…
opportunistic mycoses
Candida species, esp. C. Albicans
ubiquitous and of low virulence
opportunistic fungi
More than 90% of fungal infections occ…
opportunistic mycoses
Most infections are caused by:
Candida species, esp. C. Albicans
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