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Deep Hyalohyphomycosis

Medical Mycology

Systemic Mycoses Caused by Opportunistic Fungi

  1. Caroline B. Moore MSc PhD SRCS CBiol Senior Clinical Scientist1,
  2. David W. Denning FRCP FRCPath2

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0163

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Moore, C. B. and Denning, D. W. 2010. Deep Hyalohyphomycosis. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Hope Hospital, Regional Mycology Centre, Department of Microbiology, Salford, UK

  2. 2

    University of Manchester and Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    The Concept of Hyalohyphomycosis
  • 2
    Diagnosis
  • 3
    Prevention
  • 4
    Principal Hyaline Molds Causing Deep Infections

Keywords:

  • deep hyalohyphomycosis;
  • concept of hyalohyphomycosis;
  • Fusarium, Scedosporium, Acremonium, and Paecilomyces;
  • invasive hyalohyphomycosis;
  • direct microscopy-helpful in preliminary diagnosis;
  • principal hyaline molds causing deep infections;
  • catheter-associated infection, as with CAPD peritonitis;
  • successful outcomes in immunocompetent patients, disease more localized