Systemic Mycoses

Blastomyces dermatitidis: Pathogenesis, Lab Diagnosis

Blastomyces dermatitidis: Pathogenesis, Lab Diagnosis

Blastomyces dermatitidis is a thermally dimorphic fungus and causes blastomycosis. Single broad-based bud in a clinical sample is diagnostic.

Histoplasma capsulatum: Properties, Diseases, Lab Diagnosis

Histoplasma capsulatum: Properties, Diseases, Lab Diagnosis

Histoplasma capsulatum is an intracellular, thermally dimorphic fungi. It causes systemic mycoses called histoplasmosis.

Dimorphic Fungi: Disease, Properties

Dimorphic Fungi: Disease, Properties

Dimorphic fungi exist as molds in the environment at ambient temperature and as yeasts in human tissues at body temperature.