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High yield facts in Mycology

Author: drpsg, Posted on Tuesday, July 13 @ 17:26:29 IST by RxPG  

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1) Vascular invasion is characteristic of: mucormycosis, aspergillus

2) Inhalation of spores of which fungus is commonest: aspergillus

3) Only pathogenic yeast in man: C. neoformans

4) Sclerotic bodies with septate hyphae characteristic of: blastomycosis

5) Asteroid bodies are a characteristic feature of: sporothrix

6) Fungal infection is characterised by its capability to disseminate via lymphatics: sporothrix

7) Sporulation occurs in which phase: phase of decline

8) Prominent feature of paracoccidiomycosis: ulcerative granuloma of buccal and nasal mucosa

9) Characteristic feature of coccidiomycosis: spherule formation

10) Fungal infection which causes arthralgia / valley fever / desert rheumatism:

11) Thick walled barrelled shaped spores: arthrospores characteristic of coccidiodes immitis

12) Fungus which is urease positive: C. neoformans

13) Copper pennies appearance in tissue: paracoccidiodes

14) Most characteristic clinical feature of all cases of paracoccidiodomycosis: lymph node enlargement

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