Aspergillus clavatus

ALLERGENICITY

Allergenic (79,80,81)

MYCOTOXINS PRODUCED

Ascladiol (3), Brefeldin A (26), Cytochalasin E (3,82), Ribotoxins (83,84) Patulin (3,82) Triptoquivalins(3,86)

PATHOGENICITY IN HUMANS 

Agent of allergic aspergillosis, pulmonary infection (1,2), endocarditis (87).

IDENTIFICATION CHARACTERISTICS on POTATO DEXTROSE AGAR (PDA)

Rapid growth, blue-green, long clavate (match-like) vesicle (200x40u), conidia smooth-walled (1,2).

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