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Cladosporium sp.


ALLERGENICITY

Allergenic (67,68,69,70,72,73,81,126,231,254,274,341-343,458)

MYCOTOXINS PRODUCED

Cladosporin (459), Epi-, & fagi-cladosporic acid (3), Isocladosporin (459).

PATHOGENICITY IN HUMANS 

Generally non-pathogenic. Some species involved in pulmonary(1,462), (sub)cutaneous (1,460,461) infection, lesions (1,462,463), phaeohyphomycosis(1,460,461,464), possible skin (1,2,462,1094), nail (462,1094), eye (1,2,161,462,622), sinus (1,2) infections, foot mycetoma (465).

IDENTIFICATION CHARACTERISTICS on POTATO DEXTROSE AGAR (PDA)

C. cladosporioides: short conidiophores, lemon-shaped conidia with hila in the short chains; C.herbarum: conidia ellipsoidal-cylindrical with rounded ends, brown, size varied; C.sphaerospermum: conidia round, small, brown with hila (2)

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