Rhodotorula sp.

ALLERGENICITY

Allergenic (341,510,556,1313)

MYCOTOXINS PRODUCED

Antibacterial compounds (515).

PATHOGENICITY IN HUMANS 

Nosocomial invasive diseases (466), meningitis (2,261,1314,1315), endocarditis (2,1316,1317), eye infections (1,122,1318), peritonitis (2,1319-1321), ventriculitis (2,1322), fungemia(1,2,309,328,1323-1327) in immunocompromised. 

IDENTIFICATION CHARACTERISTICS on POTATO DEXTROSE AGAR (PDA)

Pink, coral red to salmon, smooth and glistening and may be mucoid. Some strains may have a wrinkled texture. (2)

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