Blastoschizomyces capitatus and Trichosporon sp (including ovoid T., T. inkin, T. asahii, T. mucoides, T. asteroides, T. and cutaneum) relates mainly neutropenic patients. Among the Trichosporon T. asahii is the most common cause of disseminated disease. The name T. beigelii, which is now obsolete, was formerly used for all or any of these Trichosporon sp.

Many yeasts and molds can cause opportunistic, even life-threatening infections in immunocompromised patients. These infections rarely occur in immunocompetent persons. Yeasts tend to elicit Fungämien and focal holdings of skin and other body parts. Blastoschizomyces capitatus and Trichosporon sp (including ovoid T., T. inkin, T. asahii, T. mucoides, T. asteroides, T. and cutaneum) relates mainly neutropenic patients. Among the Trichosporon T. asahii is the most common cause of disseminated disease. The name T. beigelii, which is now obsolete, was formerly used for all or any of these Trichosporon sp. A Malassezia-fungaemia typically affects infants and debilitated adults who received a lipid-containing parenteral nutrition. Penicillium marneffei was identified as opportunistic invasive agents in Southeast Asian AIDS patients in the US cases have occurred. P. marneffei-related skin lesions may resemble a molluscum contagiosum infection (molluscum contagiosum). Particularly in neutropenic patients, various environmental fungi, including species of Fusarium and Scedosporium – both are becoming more common – cause focal vasculitic lesions that mimic invasive aspergillosis. In particular, Fusarium can grow in routine blood cultures from patients with disseminated infection. A specific diagnosis requires a culture and identification of the pathogen and is crucial because not all of these pathogens respond to every single antifungal substance. Scedosporium sp are for. As generally resistant to amphotericin B. An optimal therapeutic regimen for each member of this group of opportunistic fungi must be defined.

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