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Diagnostic feature of B. dermititidis

Double contoured wall
Broad based bud

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Most virulent among human mycotic agents

Coccidiodes immitis

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MOT of C. immitis

Inhalation of barrel shaped arthroconidia

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Produce endospores into the bloodstream

Spherules

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Infects what part of the blood. H. capsulatum

Buffy coat layer-WBC

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Diseases in C. immitis

Desert fever
San Joaquin Valley fever
desert Rheumatism
Desert bumps

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Resides in soil with high nitrogen content

Histoplasma capsulatum

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MOT of H. capsulatum

Inhalation of microconidia

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H. capsulatum resemble what fungus?

Candida glabrata

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Paracoccidiomycoses

South American blastomycosis
Lutz-Splendore-Almeida disease
Brazilian blastomycosis
Paracoccidioidal granuloma

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Presence of brown Rhizoids

Rhizopus

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Diagnostic feature of Paracoccidioides brasiliensis

Mariner's wheel appearance of the yeast
Narrow based
Mickey mouse cap appearance of buds

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Only dimorphic and pathogenic Penicillium

Penicillium marneffei

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Premier caused of yeast infection. Color green in CHROM agar

Candida albicans

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Histoplasmosis

Reticuloendothelial cytomycosis
Cave disease
Spelunkers disease
Darling disease
Ohio valley fever

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Most notorious agents of yeast infections

Candida spp.

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Opportunistic mycoses without rhizoids

Mucor

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Hyaline saprophyte . Second most isolated fungi

Aspergillus

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Fungus ball in the lungs

Aspergillus spp.

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Hyalin saprophyte seen in mycotic keratitis

Fusarium

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Stain used to detect capsule

India ink

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Most notable pathogen

Cryptococcus neoformans

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Specie most common isolated from human. Pneumocystis

Pneumocystis jiroveci

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Classified with protozoan. Commonly found on rats

Pneumocystis carinii

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Teleomorph form of B. dermititidis

Ajellomyces dermititidis

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Macroconidia of fusarium

Banana or canoe shaped

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Diagnostic feature of H. capsulatum

Tuberculate macroconidia

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Causative agent of cryptococcal meningitis

Cryptococcus neoformans

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Specimen of choice for Cryptococcus neoformans

Csf

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Mode of differentiation for Cryptococcus neoformans

Production of phenol oxidase