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study of fungi
3 types of fungi
budding is similar to what?
any group of parasitic and saprophytic fungi causes cottony growth on organic substances
grow as yeast at body temp
grow as mold at room temp
found on humans
found on animals
found in soil
all fungi need less _ than bacteria to grow
What do they gram stain as?
yeast alternative uses
All yeast follow these sets of characteristics:UGSPBL
spherical/oval in shape
pasty creamy colonies on agar
larger than GPCOC
What are the 2 possible media to be used on fungi?
Which media is an all purpose fungal media?
SAB stands for
sabourad's dextrose agar
What are the 6 pathogenic yeasts discussed in class?
crytococcus neoformans is commonly seen in
cryptococcus has thick
cryptococcus neoformans is surround by wide _ capsules (microscopically)
cryptococcus neoformans is commonly found in _ excreta
cryptococcus neoformans MOI
Cryptococcus neoformans causes what in immunocompromised cats?
Cryptococcus neoformans can also be found in the _ and _
blood and brain
Cryptococcus neoformans causes - like lesions on the face
Histoplasma capsulatum affects
Histoplasma capsulatum is found in the cystoplasm of
Histoplasma capsulatum is found in the soil of OH,MO,MI, and
the MS river valley
Histoplasma capsulatum forms
MOI histoplasma capsulatum
Histoplasma capsulatum is found in _ and - droppings
bird and bat
CS histoplasma capsulatum:c+, wt loss, anorexia, _ _ and _
Histoplasma capsulatum for _ _ pattern in the lungs whed radiographed
nodular institial pattern )covering entire lung)
Coccidioides immitus is what kind of morphic?
Coccidioides immitus is found in soil ans _-_ areas like CA,NV,UT,AZ,TX,NM
Coccidioides immitus can lie dormans for _ to _ and cause infx when animal is immunocompromised
weeks to years
young _ _ are more predisposed to Coccidioides immitus
What do Coccidioides immitus spores look like when grown at room temp?
square w/ hyphae
What do Coccidioides immitus spores look like when grown at body temp?
Is Blastomyces dermatitidis dimorphic?
Blastomyces dermatitidis is usually found in soil forming _ at room temp
Blastomyces dermatitidis forms
MOI Blastomyces dermatitidis
Blastomyces dermatitidis forms colonies in
Blastomyces dermatitidis is more common in
What are the 3 forms of Blastomyces dermatitidis?PDC
localized cutaneous lesion
Is Candidia albicans dimorphic?
Candidia albicans cause what in humans?
Candidia albicans causes _ and _ in avians
Candidia albicans is normal flora in avians until
they become immunocompromised
Malassezia pachydermatis commonly causes:OD
dx for Malassezia pachydermatis includes impressions and smears, but never
10% _ can be added to Malassezia pachydermatis samples to get rid of debris