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Coccidioides

(Science: radiology) osteomyelitis, favours sites with persistent red marrow (ends of bones, tuberosities and trochanters), cavitary pneumonia, grape skin cyst: very thin-walled lung cavity, usually no fluid in cavity


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Re: List of most deadly molds

"Molds" as mycelial fungi under lab culture? Suppose Coccidioides immitis, Histoplasma capsulatum, Blastomyces dermatitidis - all pretty close.

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by JorgeLobo
Mon Apr 09, 2012 11:37 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: List of most deadly molds
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Can anyone identify this?

looks like a Coccidioides immitus sporangium in tissue.

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by JorgeLobo
Wed Aug 31, 2011 12:43 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Can anyone identify this?
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The Fiber Disease

... has been considered a fungus, but it was originally thought to be a protozoan parasite[2]. Its morphologic characteristics resemble those of Coccidioides immitis: both organisms have mature stages that consist of large, thick-walled, spherical structures containing smaller daughter cells ...

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by al
Mon Dec 25, 2006 1:39 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... release of a fungal agent pose a credible threat to public health? The first question that needs to be considered is what agent might be used. Coccidioides immitis is a potential candidate. It has a restricted geographic distribution and can cause serious or lethal disease in previously unexposed ...

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by Nadas Moksha
Sat Nov 25, 2006 4:18 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... sp,[37,38] Brucella sp,[39] and Salmonella enteritidis [40]) , viruses ( Paramyxovirus parotidis), fungi ( Blastomyces dermatitidis ,[41] Coccidioides immitis ,[42] Cryptococcus neoformans [43]), and parasites ( Schistosoma sp ) .[44] Most of the reports remain anecdotal; the mycotic cases ...

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by London
Sat Jul 22, 2006 5:53 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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