Chrysosporium sp.

ALLERGENICITY

Allergenic (438)

MYCOTOXINS PRODUCED

Antibiotic : TMC-69 (445)

PATHOGENICITY IN HUMANS 

Rare cases of onychomycosis (1), skin infections (1,2) , invasive (439,440), systemic infection (1,441), osteomyelitis (442) endocarditis (443) in immunocompromised, able to perforate human hair (444)

IDENTIFICATION CHARACTERISTICS on POTATO DEXTROSE AGAR (PDA)

White to pale yellow, reverse pale, powdery to woolly, slow to moderate growth rate, conidia terminal or lateral, subspherical, clavate, pyriform, one-celled, occasional two-celled. Intercalary conidia may be present, chlamydospores occasionally present (1,2).

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