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Subcutaneous Zygomycosis

Medical Mycology

Subcutaneous Mycoses

  1. David H. Ellis BSc (Hons) MSc PhD FASM FRCPA (Hon) Associate Professor

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0144

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Ellis, D. H. 2010. Subcutaneous Zygomycosis. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. Women's and Children's Hospital, Mycology Unit, North Adelaide, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Etiologic Agents of Medical Importance
  • 2
    Host Responses
  • 3
    Laboratory Diagnosis
  • 4
    Treatment (Management/Therapy)

Keywords:

  • subcutaneous zygomycosis;
  • etiologic agents of medical importance;
  • entomophthorales-primitive fungi group belonging to Zygomycetes;
  • Basidiobolus ranarum-zygospores and conidia and sporophores;
  • genus Conidiobolus-multinucleate primary and secondary conidia on conidiophores;
  • Conidiobolus incongruus drechsler;
  • infections, caused by entomophthoraceous fungi-Basidiobolus and Conidiobolus;
  • serological testing for antibodies by immunodiffusion-against Basidiobolus and Conidiobolus spp.