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UAMH Number:10149
Species Name: Acrophialophora fusispora
Synonyms: Acrophialophora seudatica / Ampullifera seudatica / Masoniella indica / Paecilomyces fusisporus
Taxonomy: FUNGI Ascomycota, Sordariomycetes, Sordariales, Chaetomiaceae
Strain History: Rinaldi, M.G. (UTHSC 00-436) -> UAMH
Substrate: keratouveitis (left upper eyelid), female 76 yr, histopathology + for septate hyphae
Location: USA South Carolina, Charleston (GEO: 32.783,-79.933)
Isolation Date: 2000-02-01
Date Received: 2002-03-08
Characters: CULTURE CONDITIONS no dark conidiophores on any medium // HUMAN/ ANIMAL PATHOGEN isolate redetermined as Acrophialophora fusispora - Sigler L, Sutton DA, J. Clin. Microbiol. (Letter) 40:3544-3545, 2002 // HUMAN/ ANIMAL PATHOGEN mass on left upper eyelid following keratitis & wearing of contact lenses (as Scedosporium prolificans) - Arthur, Steed, Apple et al, J. Clin. Microbiol. 39:4579-4582, 2001 // THERMOPHILIC
Cross Reference: UTHSC 00-436
Pathogenic Potential: Human: yes | Animal: yes | Plant: no
Biosafety Risk Group: RG1 (check the PHAC ePATHogen Risk Group Database for updates)
Regulatory Requirements: Canadian requesters must provide a CFIA Written Authorization for transfer prior to shipment. International requesters must provide all legally required importation documentation prior to shipment. This strain is not available for shipment to Cuba, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Iran or Syria. Plant pathogenicity status may be verified by using the USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Fungal Database
MycoBank ID: 308237


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