fungi

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lintyone
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fungi
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2012-09-25 00:15:46
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ibhs microbes
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IBHS exam 2 - fungi
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  1. types of fungi
    • yeast
    • molds
  2. yeast
    candida albicans
  3. candida albicans
    • (yeast)
    • oropharyngeal, vulvovaginal, cutaneous
    • ocular, endocardial, hepatic, gastrointestinal, meningeal
  4. molds
    • tinea spp.
    • aspergillus fumigatus
    • cryptococcus neoformans
    • pneumocystis jiroveci
    • histoplasma capsulatum
  5. Tinea Spp.
    • (mold)
    • pedis, capitis, cruris, corporis
    • ringworm, atheletes foot
  6. Aspergillus fumigatus
    • (mold)
    • usually just allergies
    • often respiratory but can go systemic
    • chronic pulmonary infectn / allergic dx
    • (in immune compromised pts)
  7. Cryptococcus neoformans
    • mold
    • often from bird droppings
    • pneumonia, meningitis, fungal masses on cerebrum
  8. Pneumocystis jiroveci
    • mold
    • pneumonia (PCP)
  9. Histoplasma capsulatum
    • mold
    • from large amt of bird/bat droppings
    • often resp, but can go systemic
    • pneumonia, lung infection
  10. fungi
    • eukaryotic
    • multi or unicellular
    • nucleus
    • linear DNA
    • some motile

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