Aspergillus terreus

ALLERGENICITY

Allergenic (210-213,231)

MYCOTOXINS PRODUCED

Citrinin (3,214), Citreoviridin (3,215), Comtactin ( 420), Lovastatin (421), Mevinolin (420), Patulin (3), Terrein (3), Territrems A,B,C (216,217,218)

PATHOGENICITY IN HUMANS 

Invasive bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (210,221), onychomycosis(1,2), cutaneous (162), ophthalmic (122, 161) and disseminated mycoses(1,2,219,220), invasive disease (222,223)

IDENTIFICATION CHARACTERISTICS on POTATO DEXTROSE AGAR (PDA)

Cinnamon brown, reverse white to brown, fruiting structure delicate, conidia smooth-walled (2)

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