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Culture medium for fungi

Saborauds agar

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Mycoses that infects only the suoerficial keratinized structures

Dermatophytoses

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Spaghetti and meatballs

Malassezia furfur

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DOC for Malassezia furfur

Miconazole

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Transmission via thorn prick

Sporotrichosis

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DOC for Sporotrichosis

Itraconazole or potassium iodide

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Inhalation of arthrospores

Coccidioided immitis

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Diagnostic clue of Coccidioided immitis

Spherules with endospores

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Valley fever

Coccidioided immitis

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DOC of vakley fever

Amphotericin B
Fluconazole if menigitis occurs

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Diagnostic clue of H capsulatum

Budding yeast inside macrophages
Intracellular yeast

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Diagnostic clue of blastomyces dermatitidis

Broad based buds

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Diagnostic clue of paracoccidioides brasiliensis

Mariners wheel/mickey mouse apperance

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DOC for paracoccidioides brasiliensis

Itraconazole

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Rhino orbital cerebral infection with eschar formation

Mucormycosis

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Diagnosis of Dermatophyses

10% KOH
Sabarauds agar: hyphae and conidia
Green fluorescence on Woods lamp

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Treatment for Malassezia furfur

Miconazole

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Exist only as molds; septated hyphae that form V shaped, dichotomous branches at acute angles

Aspergillus fumigatus

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Asthmatic symptoms with expectoration of brownish brochial plugs

Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis
Aspergillus fumigatus

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Saprophytic molds; nonseptated hyphae with walls that form branches at right angles

Mucormycosis

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Diagnosis of P jiroveci

SAtaining BAL washings
Toluidine blue, Methenamine silver stain

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Most common AIDS defining illness

P jiroveci

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CXR of P jiroveci

Diffuse interstitial pneumonia with ground glass infiltrates bilateral