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UAMH Number:10201
Species Name: Paranannizziopsis crustacea
Taxonomy: FUNGI Ascomycota, Eurotiomycetes, Onygenales, Nannizziopsiaceae
Strain History: Bertelsen, M. (Z-214-01) -> UAMH
Substrate: fatal disseminated pustular infection of the skin, tentacled snake (Erpeton tentaculatum); histopathology + for hyphae and arthroconidia
Location: CANADA Ontario, Toronto, Toronto Zoo (GEO: 43.819,-79.18)
Isolator: L. Sigler
Isolation Date: 2002-06-11
Date Received: 2002-06-28
Characters: HUMAN/ ANIMAL PATHOGEN fatal fungal dermatitis in captive-bred tentacled snakes (Erpeton tentaculatum) - Bertelsen M.F, Crawshaw JG, Sigler L, Smith DA, J Zoo Wildlife Med 36:82-87, 2005 // HUMAN/ ANIMAL PATHOGEN second of 4 snakes that died, multiple foci of skin infection // MOLECULAR SYSTEMATICS phylogeny of Nannizziopsis and reptile pathogens belonging to the CANV complex - Sigler L, Hambleton S, Pare JA, J Clin Microbiol 51:3338-3357, 2013
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Pathogenic Potential: Human: no | Animal: yes | Plant: no
Biosafety Risk Group: RG2 (check the PHAC ePATHogen Risk Group Database for updates)
Regulatory Requirements: Canadian requesters must provide PHAC Pathogen and Toxin License Number prior to shipment. International requesters must provide all legally required importation documentation prior to shipment. Plant pathogenicity status may be verified by using the USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Fungal Database
MycoBank ID: 804615