sábado, 12 de agosto de 2017

Fungal Diseases Homepage | CDC

Fungal Diseases Homepage | CDC


 Microscopy of Aspergillus Fumigatus Caused by the fungus Aspergillus and usually occurs in people with lung diseases or weakened immune systems.


 Photomicrograph of the fungus Candida albicansCaused by the yeast Candida. Candidiasis can occur in the mouth and throat, vagina, or the bloodstream.

C. neoformans infection

 A photomicrograph of Cryptococcus neoformans using a light India ink staining preparation.
Caused by Cryptococcus neoformans, which can infect the brain (meningitis) in people with HIV/AIDS.

Fungal eye infections

 Photomicrograph showing conidiophores and conidia of the fungus Fusarium verticillioidesDifferent types of fungi can cause eye infections. These are rare but can develop after an eye injury.


 Microscopy of Apophysomyces, one of the causative agents of mucormycosis.
A rare infection that mainly affects people with weakened immune systems.


 Photomicrograph of the dermatophyte Trichophyton mentagrophytesA common fungal skin infection that often looks like a circular rash.

Other pathogenic fungi

 Photomicrograph of Exserohilum rostratumExserohilum and Cladosporium are two examples of environmental molds. 

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