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"Mucormycosis"




  1. photo U.S. hospital admits that five children died from fungus outbreak between 2008 and 2009U.S. hospital admits that five children died from fungus outbreak between 2008 and 2009News
    into the open -- a rare fungal infection called mucormycosis. Since the children's immune systems were already compromised, the fungal infection took hold quickly, accelerating their deteriorating conditionRead more

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Mucormycosis

Disease

Mucormycosis is any fungal infection caused by fungi in the order Mucorales.:328 Generally, species in the Mucor, Rhizopus, Absidia, and Cunninghamella genera are most often implicated. This disease is often characterized by hyphae growing in and around vessels."Mucormycosis" and "zygomycosis" are sometimes used interchangeably. However, zygomycota has been identified as polyphyletic, and is...More