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Disease caused by the Zygomycytes

Zygomycosis

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Lid lifters

Zygomycetes

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Temp at which several Mucor spp. do not grow

37°C

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- Aseptate or sparsely septate
- broad hyphae
- sporangiophores long and branched with terminal sporangia
- no rhizoids

Mucor spp.

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Causes 50% of all zygomycoses

Rhizopus spp.

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Causes 90% of rhinocerebral infections

Rhizopus spp.

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Temp for growth of pathogenic spp. of Rhizopus

37°C

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- broad, aseptate hyphae
- long, unbranched sporangiophores
- rhizoids produced

Rhizopus spp.

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Has colonies similar to Mucor spp.

Rhizomucor spp.

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Microscopic:

Intermediate to Mucor and Rhizopus

Rhizomucor spp.

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Microscopic:

Short rhizoids
Branched sporangiophores

Rhizomucor spp.

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The only clinically significant Absidia spp.

Absidia corymbifera

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- broad, aseptate hyphae
- branched sporangiophores and arises in groups of 2-5
- rhizoids produced

Absidia spp.

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- sporangiophores are one-celled and round to oval

Absidia spp.

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The only known human and animal pathogen of the Cunninghamella spp.

Cunninghamella bertholletiae

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- aseptate or sparsely septate broad hyphae
- long and branched sporangiophores
- sporangiophores are erect and form short lateral branches, each of which terminates in a swollen vesicle

Cunninghamella spp.

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Orders under the Class Zygomycetes

Mucorales
Entomophthorales
Mortierellales