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Descriptor in English: Sporothrix
Descriptor in Spanish: Sporothrix
Descriptor in Portuguese: Sporothrix
Descriptor in French: Sporothrix
Entry term(s): Sporothrices
Sporotrichum
Sporotrichums
Tree number(s): B01.300.381.820
Scope note: A mitosporic Ophiostomataceae fungal genus, whose species Sporothrix schenckii is a well-known animal pathogen. The conidia of this soil fungus may be inhaled causing a primary lung infection, or may infect independently via skin punctures.
Annotation: infection = SPOROTRICHOSIS
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PH physiology
PY pathogenicity
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
History Note: 99(63)
DeCS UI: 13560
Descriptor UI: D013175
Date Established: 1999/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Sporothrix - Preferred
Concept UI M0020385
Scope note A mitosporic Ophiostomataceae fungal genus, whose species Sporothrix schenckii is a well-known animal pathogen. The conidia of this soil fungus may be inhaled causing a primary lung infection, or may infect independently via skin punctures.
Preferred term Sporothrix
Entry term(s) Sporothrices
Sporotrichum
Sporotrichums



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