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Acremonium strictum has been found on many saprotrophic fungi, several plant- pathogenic fungi (Gams ), and on the mycoparasite Mycogone perniciosa. We present a case of a fungal peritonitis caused by Acremonium strictum in patient undergoing continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD). The most common species in indoor environment are Acremonium strictum and A . charticola. Acremonium strictum is commonly encountered in.

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Peritonitis is a common clinical problem that occurs in patients with end-stage renal disease treated by continous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis CAPD. Open the calendar popup.

Acremonium strictum

After drying the plants, essential oils were extracted from the materials. It has been shown that seedlings infected with A. In the presence of BMOs in buffer solutions with no additional nutrients, A.

In this relationship, A. Molecular detection of Pneumocystis in the lungs of cats. Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies, since this is required by most website owners in order to access their sites. For example, it can be used for the continuous removal of Mn II from Mn II contaminated water without the need for any additives other than dissolved oxygen. Aerial parts of Cymbopogon schoenanthusHyptis spicigeraLantana camara and Ocimum americanum were collected and air-dried for four days.

Isolation and identification of Acremonium spp. Isolates have been found in plant seeds, which is probably the route of dissemination of the fungus. Simple search Basic search Advanced search Search type specimens Search thesaurus Search bibliography. Register new name species, genus, family, etc Register new type specimen of existing taxa epitype, neotype, etc. We present a case of a fungal peritonitis caused by Acremonium strictum in patient undergoing continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis CAPD.


Most species of this mold exist as saprophytes, being isolated from dead plant material and soil. Production of reactive metabolites and oxidants is linked in part to secreted proteins, cell differentiation, nutrient composition, and species interactions, although the molecular mechanisms are not fully resolved.

Skin infection on both legs caused by Acremonium strictum (case report).

Journal of Clinical Microbiology. Views Read Edit View history. Human infections of Acremonium strictum are very rare, and usually develop after traumatic inoculation of the fungus.

This Add-on is stricrum at http: The information is depersonalized and is displayed as numbers, meaning it cannot be traced back to individuals. Bernard Jabas 1 and Dr. European Journal of Plant Pathology.

Infection due to the fungus Acremonium Cephalosporium. It can cause fungal maxillary sinusitis. Acremonium May 17, by Dr Jackson Kung’u.


In Maclura cochinchinensisAcremonium strictum acts as an endophytic fungi that infects primarily the leaves of the plant. He has published several research papers in international scientific journals. Biogenic Mn oxides BMOs are naturally occurring Mn oxides that have the ability to oxidize various redox-sensitive elements. Some species have been reported to be allergenic while some are known to produce mycotoxins. Matches exactly Value is undefined.

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A variety of seeds inoculated with fungi, some cohorts with A. In medical literature, it has been reported as the cause of pulmonary infections and infections of the cornea and nails in individuals with weak immune systems.

Acremonium strictum fungaemia in a paediatric patient with acute leukaemia. Clinical presentation of an infection is ill-defined, but most individuals may present a skin rash and flu like symptoms, such as elevated body temperature and fatigue. Adding NaN 3a acremoniuum substance, also significantly reduces the sequestration rates of the fungal BMOs.


Current name Aacremonium Type name Basionym Obligate or homotypic synonyms Anamorph synonyms Teleomorph synonyms Facultative or heterotypic synonyms Type of organism. Also found on carpet and mattress dust, damp or wet walls especially in basementsgypsum board and wallpaper. Cases involving different species of Acremonium are often reported as simply as an Acremonium species, which reduces the amount of accurate information on the clinical presentation of A.

Acremonium strictum DS1bioAY4a v1. Acremonium strictum Scientific classification Kingdom: Genogroup I is represented by type strain CBS However, it had no effect on Bacillus subtilisStaphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli. Hyaline filamentous fungi which were previously uncommon as disease agents are increasingly encountered as the cause of life threatening invasive infections that are often refractory to conventional therapies 1.

Journal of Applied Microbiology. Acremonium species have been reported to be the cause of stictum or disseminated infections in patients with predisposing conditions such as Addison’s disease, neutropenia, immune suppression and intravenous drug abuse 3—5. Acremonium strictum is pathogenic to many monocotyledonous and dicotyledonous crops, causing leaf desiccation on one side of strictm midrib of these plants, plant wilt and abnormal, discoloured vasculature of the stalk near the stfictum line.

The following two tabs change content below. Under mild drought conditions, A. Lower microscopy shows pin-head spore ball formation. Yeasts, or rarely molds, may also cause peritonitis in patients on CAPD and we present here a case caused by Acremonium strictum.

Type specimen or ex type: AsES has proteolytic activity that appears to elicit an immune response in these species that results in the accumulation of reactive oxygen species and the expression of defence related genes like PR1 and Chi