Flashcards in labCE Deck (4)
which of the following organisms has been known to cause epidemic tinea capitis in children but almost never affects adults?
Large, one-celled, smooth to tuberculate macroconidia, and smooth or echinulate microconidia are typical of mycelial phase growth of which organism?
the transmission of which of the following organisms is associated with the guano of bats?
*The guano of bats has been associated with histoplasmosis, particularly among individuals who frequent caves in endemic areas such as Kentucky and other states in the lower Missouri and Mississippi river valleys.
Humans can become infected with Blastomyces dermatitidis by close contact with dogs or through scratches and bites.
Most cases of coccidioidomycosis are contracted from inhalation of wind blown spores in dust.