Aspergillus sp.

ALLERGENICITY

Allergenic (8,67-74,341)

MYCOTOXINS PRODUCED

Various toxins produced by different species.

PATHOGENICITY IN HUMANS 

Onychomycosis (378-383,578,907), keratitis (161,621,622), sinusitis, otitis, pulmonary disease, heart, cerebral infections (1,425,519,541,933).

IDENTIFICATION CHARACTERISTICS on POTATO DEXTROSE AGAR (PDA)

Colonies powdery, green, white, yellow, brown, black, white. Conidiophores erect, unbranched, with apical vesicle. Phialides uniseriate or biseriate, born on the vesicle. Conidia in dry chains, from flask-shaped phialides. Hulle cells or sclerotia may be present (1,2)

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