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1

where does PJP replicate

type I pneumocytes

2

what fungi

septate hyphae branching at acute angles

aspergillosis

3

what does aspergillosis cause in an asthmatic

allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis

4

what does aspergillosis cause in a person with an old TB lesion

aspergilloma

5

what is the main reservoir for cryptococcosis

pigeon droppings

6

what is the reservoir for histoplasmosis

bird and bat droppings

7

where is histoplasmosis endemic

ohio and mississippi river valleys

8

what fungi

you are in ohio and you are at a construction site where lots of dust is getting kicked up

blastomycosis

9

what is a dermatophyte infection

fungal infection that causes localized superficial infection of keratinized tissues

10

what systemic mycoses

"budding yeast with captains wheel formation"

paracoccidioidomycosis

11

what fungal infection

"soap bubble lesions in brain"

cryptococcus neoformans

12

what type of pneumonia does PJP cause

diffuse interstitial pneumona

13

how does PJP look on methenamine silver stain

disc shaped yeast

14

what is rose gardeners disease

sporothrix schenckii

rose thorn will cause local pustule or ulcer with nodules along draining lymphatics (ascending lymphangitis)