Exophiala

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(ek″sō″fī-ā′lă )

A widespread genus of dematiaceous fungi that have two-celled blastoconidia. Exophiala species may cause phaeohyphomycosis; skin, heart, and brain infections in humans, esp. in those with immunosuppressive illnesses; and subcutaneous infections such as mycetoma and chromoblastomycosis.
SYN: SEE: Wangiella

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(ek″sō″fī-ā′lă )

A widespread genus of dematiaceous fungi that have two-celled blastoconidia. Exophiala species may cause phaeohyphomycosis; skin, heart, and brain infections in humans, esp. in those with immunosuppressive illnesses; and subcutaneous infections such as mycetoma and chromoblastomycosis.
SYN: SEE: Wangiella

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