Histoplasma capsulatum


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Histoplasma capsulatum

[‚his·tə′plaz·mə ‚kap·sə′läd·əm]
(mycology)
The parasitic fungus that causes histoplasmosis in humans.
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Histoplasma capsulatum, is the causative agent for the respiratory disease histoplasmosis which afflicts an estimated 500,000 Americans each year.
The dimorphic fungus Histoplasma capsulatum is the etiologic agent of histoplasmosis, a disease which afflicts an estimated 500,000 Americans each year.
It is typically due to an infectious etiology, with Histoplasma capsulatum being the most common cause in the United States.
10:15 ANALYSIS OF THE rDNA CLUSTER IN THE PATHOGENIC FUNGUS HISTOPLASMA CAPSULATUM
RABV, other viruses, and Histoplasma capsulatum have been found in this species (3,8).
Borrelia burgdorferi, Histoplasma capsulatum, Blastomyces dermatitidis, and Pneumocystis carinii) listed as zoonotic disease risks by both physicians and veterinarians are not truly zoonotic, but rather shared infections.
Multilocus sequence typing of Histoplasma capsulatum in formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissues from cats living in non-endemic regions reveals a new phylogenetic clade.
It is caused by breathing in wind-blown spores of the fungus Histoplasma capsulatum that grows in nitrogen-rich soils.
32) Histoplasma capsulatum is acquired by inhaling dust particles which contain bird or bat droppings that contain small spores (microcondia), the infectious form of the fungus.
1:30 AMSNARES ROLE IN AMBLYOMMA MACULA I UM FEEDING AND PATHOGEN TRANSMISSION THE PATHOGENIC FUNGUS HISTOPLASMA CAPSULATUM