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Entomophthora (redirected from Conidiobolus)
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Related to Conidiobolus: Conidiobolomycosis
Synonyms for Entomophthora
type genus of the Entomophthoraceae
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Case-patient 3, a quarter horse gelding 5 years of age, was admitted on June 12 with conidiobolus
nasal granulomas and placed in stall 40.
The 2 principal species responsible for most of these infections are Basidiobolus ranarum and Conidiobolus coronatus.
The only organisms in the histologic differential are Conidiobolus coronatus, Conidiobolus incongruus, and Pythium insidiosum, organisms that are associated with head and neck disease in humans or pleuropericarditis in immunosuppressed patients; however, these microorganisms would be equally rare as a cause of disseminated disease in immunocompetent subjects.
Zygomycosis due to entomophthoraceous fungi is caused by the species of two genera: Basidiobolusand Conidiobolus.
Conidiobolus coronatus was first described by Rixford and Gilchrist in 1896.