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1
Q

where does PJP replicate

A

type I pneumocytes

2
Q

what fungi

septate hyphae branching at acute angles

A

aspergillosis

3
Q

what does aspergillosis cause in an asthmatic

A

allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis

4
Q

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

A

aspergilloma

5
Q

what is the main reservoir for cryptococcosis

A

pigeon droppings

6
Q

what is the reservoir for histoplasmosis

A

bird and bat droppings

7
Q

where is histoplasmosis endemic

A

ohio and mississippi river valleys

8
Q

what fungi

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

A

blastomycosis

9
Q

what is a dermatophyte infection

A

fungal infection that causes localized superficial infection of keratinized tissues

10
Q

what systemic mycoses

“budding yeast with captains wheel formation”

A

paracoccidioidomycosis

11
Q

what fungal infection

“soap bubble lesions in brain”

A

cryptococcus neoformans

12
Q

what type of pneumonia does PJP cause

A

diffuse interstitial pneumona

13
Q

how does PJP look on methenamine silver stain

A

disc shaped yeast

14
Q

what is rose gardeners disease

A

sporothrix schenckii

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