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Pseudallescheria boydii

Pseudallescheria boydii is a topic covered in the Johns Hopkins ABX Guide.

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MICROBIOLOGY

  • Fungal organism with thin-walled, septate, branching hyphae; sized 2.5-5 microns.
    • P. boydii is the sexual form of Scedosporium apiospermum.
    • Ubiquitous; typically found in soil, sewage, brackish/polluted water.
    • Identificaiton through fungal culture is imperative as histopathology is indistinguishable from Aspergillus.
  • Acquisition through inhalation or traumatic inoculation through the skin.
  • High concentrations of Scedosporium species can be found near gas stations, in urban parks, at industrial sites, and within agricultural areas (this is related to nitrogen concentration and pH)[5].

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Last updated: November 29, 2014

Citation

Fabre, Valeria. "Pseudallescheria Boydii." Johns Hopkins ABX Guide, The Johns Hopkins University, 2014. Pediatrics Central, peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540456/all/Pseudallescheria_boydii.
Fabre V. Pseudallescheria boydii. Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. The Johns Hopkins University; 2014. https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540456/all/Pseudallescheria_boydii. Accessed April 18, 2019.
Fabre, V. (2014). Pseudallescheria boydii. In Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. Available from https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540456/all/Pseudallescheria_boydii
Fabre V. Pseudallescheria Boydii [Internet]. In: Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. The Johns Hopkins University; 2014. [cited 2019 April 18]. Available from: https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540456/all/Pseudallescheria_boydii.
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