Aspergillus


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Aspergillus

[‚as·pər′jil·əs]
(mycology)
A genus of fungi including several species of common molds and some human and plant pathogens.
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During January 2009-January 2011, a total of 3,788 Aspergillus isolates were screened for azole resistance by using the 4-well plates (Figure 1).
The equine centre has come in and detected aspergillus in the hay.
Although aspergillus is predominantly a disease of the respiratory tract, all organs can be involved leading to a variety of manifestations ranging from acute to chronic infections -- so the earlier the treatment begins, the better.
To date, only 36 other cases of Aspergillus pericarditis have been reported since 1955.
The clinical material was also subjected to KOH preparation and culture, which yielded tobacco-colored colonies of Aspergillus niger.
In this study, 80 samples, including 10 Farmand Coffee samples and 10 Farmand cocoa samples, and 10 Khajik coffee samples and 10 Khajik cocoa samples packed and prepared by Iranian companies, 10 Starbucks Coffee samples, 10 Lavazza Coffee samples and Kruger Cocoa 10 samples produced and packed by foreign companies in Colombia, Italy and Germany and 10 open-coffee and open-cocoa samples collected randomly from the Iranian market, after planting all 80 samples, growth of the fungus Penicillium and Aspergillus [flavus and niger] was observed only for 10 samples of cocoa collected in form of bulk from market of Iran, having extracted DNA of 10 fungi samples, it was examined whether fungal species were Toxigenic by PCR method.
Pharmacodynamics of the new azole isavuconazole (ISA) in an Aspergillus fumigatus mouse infection model - S.
Aspergillus tamarii had the highest lipolytic activity (96.
The tear glands and associated canals may be infected by Aspergillus fumigatus or A.
Histopathological examination revealed fungal microorganisms that showed septation, had a hyphal diameter of 4-5 microns, bifurcated with 45 degrees, and stained strongly with GMS and PAF stains, all consistent with Aspergillus spp.
Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis is a hypersensitivity disease of the lungs which occurs as a result of allergic late phase reactions of an inflammatory response to Aspergillus fumigatus antigenes.