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Culturof histoplasmosis seen as?

Hyphae
Conidia

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Ulcer around base of the teeth

Histoplasmosis of the lower gum

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Direct exam of histoplasmosis

Small narrow base budding yeast cells inside macrophage

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Antigen for histoplasmosis

Histoplasmin

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T or f? Rarely do patients w disseminated histoplasmosis have + test fot antigen in serum and urinw

False, nearly all

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In histoplasmosis, supporive tx and rest is given to?

Acute pulmo

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Attached by a broad base

Blastomycosis (narrow histo)

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Blastomyces dermititidis survives in what environment?

Organic debris, firewood, old buildings

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Blastomycin has cross reaction t or f?

True

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More specific to blastomyces sp

Antigen a

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What kind of lesion found in skin of blastomycosis

Ulcerated verrucous granuloma

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Cutaneous blastomycosis most frequent sites

Face neck scalp upper ex

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Whitish or brown colony in sda with branching hyphae on terminal or lateral conidiophores

Blastomycosis

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Ship steering wheel

Paracoccidio

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Paracoccidio binds to what?

Estrogen not testosterone

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Paracoccidio yeast cell wall?

Alpha glucan

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Triad of symptoms in latin paracoccidio

Pulmo lesions, edentulous mouth, cervical lymphadeno

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Most effctive in paracoccidio

Itraconazole