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Rhinosporidiosis

Medical Mycology

Subcutaneous Mycoses

  1. Sarath N. Arseculeratne MBBS (Cey) DIP BACT (MANCH) DPHIL (OXON) Faculty of Medicine1,
  2. Leonel Mendoza MSc PhD Associate Professor2

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0151

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Arseculeratne, S. N. and Mendoza, L. 2010. Rhinosporidiosis. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Peradeniya, Department of Microbiology, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

  2. 2

    Michigan State University, Medical Technology Program, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, East Lansing, MI, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    The Etiologic Agent
  • 2
    Nomenclature
  • 3
    Taxonomy
  • 4
    Biology
  • 5
    Culture
  • 6
    Immunology
  • 7
    Pathogenicity in Experimental Animals
  • 8
    Rhinosporidiosis
  • 9
    Epidemiology
  • 10
    Mode of Infection
  • 11
    Clinical Features
  • 12
    Pathology
  • 13
    Mode of Spread
  • 14
    Immunity
  • 15
    Diagnosis
  • 16
    Treatment
  • 17
    Rhinosporidiosis in Animals

Keywords:

  • Rhinosporidiosis;
  • Rhinosporidiosis, disease caused by Rhinosporidium seeberi in humans and animals;
  • random amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) analysis of DNA from strains of R. seeberi;
  • periodic acid–Schiff (PAS)-stained smears;
  • light microscopical and ultrastructural features;
  • R. seeberi and electron-dense bodies (EDB);
  • isolation and purification of developmental stages;
  • R. seeberi sensitivity to antimicrobial drugs and biocides