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wild mushrooms, fulminant hepatitis, possible liver transplant
Amanita species
carcinogen aflatoxin, moldy nuts and grains,act synergistically with HBV
Aspergillus favus
"fungus ball" in the lung that may require surgery, septate hyphae branching at 45' angles
Aspergillus fumigatus
inhalation of moldy hay, Farmer's lung (hypersensitivity pneumonitis)
Aspergillus fumigatus
systemic mycosis causes warty skin lesions following a lower respiratory tract infection
Blastomyces dermatitidis
broad based budding yeast, endemic to the southeastern united states
Blastomyces dermatitidis
most common mycotic pathogen, cottage cheese like vaginal discharge
Candida albicans
causes oral thrush, fungal infections of the nails, and diaper rash
Candida albicans
yeast, psuedohyphae in tissues, germ tubes at 37'C
Candida albicans
"valley fever", endemic to the San Joaquin Valley in California
Coccidiodes immitis
inhalation of arthrospores from sand and soil, spherules rupture and release endospores in tissue
Coccidiodes immitis
only mycotic pathogen with a capsule that can be visualized with an india ink test
Cryptococcus neoformans
meningitis in AIDS patients, "soap bubble lesions" of the brain
Cryptococcus neoformans
inhalation of spores from bird droppings in the ohio and mississippi river valley, mosy common pulmonary mycotic infection
Histoplasma capsulatum
macrophages stuffed with numerous yeast cells, calcification of hilar lymph nodes
Histoplasma capsulatum
spaghetti and meatballs appearance
Malassezia furfur
tinea versicolor of the trunk
Malassezia furfur
most common cause of ringworm of the scalp (tinea capitis)
Microsporum canis
multiple budding yeasts, "captain's wheel"
Paracoccidioides braziliense
granulomatous lung disease, disease predominately in men
Paracoccidioides braziliense
pneumonia in AIDS patients, boat shaped cysts, stains with silver methenamine
Pneumocystis carinii
Rose Handler's disease, treated with potassium iodide in milk
Sporothrix schenckii