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Mycetoma is a topic covered in the Johns Hopkins ABX Guide.

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MICROBIOLOGY

  • Mycetoma: nonspecific term describing chronic infectious process either due to bacteria (actinomycetoma) or fungi (eumycetoma).
    • Eumycetoma: caused by a variety of fungi most commonly Madurella spp. including dematiaceous fungi.
    • Actinomycetoma: caused by Gram positive, filamentous higher bacteria (Actinomyces spp., Nocardia spp.); important to distinguish by culture from eumycetoma to direct appropriate therapy.

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Last updated: December 2, 2015

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Auwaerter, Paul G. "Mycetoma." Johns Hopkins ABX Guide, The Johns Hopkins University, 2015. Pediatrics Central, peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540359/1/Mycetoma.
Auwaerter PG. Mycetoma. Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. The Johns Hopkins University; 2015. https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540359/1/Mycetoma. Accessed June 26, 2019.
Auwaerter, P. G. (2015). Mycetoma. In Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. Available from https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540359/1/Mycetoma
Auwaerter PG. Mycetoma [Internet]. In: Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. The Johns Hopkins University; 2015. [cited 2019 June 26]. Available from: https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540359/1/Mycetoma.
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