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Mycology

Section edited by Dr. Hayley Henderson and Tillie Cryer 

The mycology section considers research focusing on the clinical, macro-pathological, cell and molecular biological aspects of fungal pathogens of veterinary importance. This includes studies on livestock, companion animals, equids, wild animals, fish, laboratory animals and animal models of human infections. Studies on related zoonotic and emerging fungal infections are also considered. 

  1. Content type: Case Report

    Mycoleptodiscus indicus is a dematiaceous hyphomycete fungus found on plant leaves. It has been rarely reported as a cause of human or animal disease, possibly because it is difficult to culture and identify from...

    Authors: Grazieli Maboni, Paula Krimer, Rodrigo Baptista, Ana Lorton, Christina Anderson and Susan Sanchez

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:354

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Spatiotemporal distribution patterns are important infectious disease epidemiological characteristics that improve our understanding of wild animal population health. The skin infection caused by the fungus Pseud...

    Authors: Veronika Kovacova, Jan Zukal, Hana Bandouchova, Alexander D. Botvinkin, Markéta Harazim, Natália Martínková, Oleg L. Orlov, Vladimir Piacek, Alexandra P. Shumkina, Mikhail P. Tiunov and Jiri Pikula

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2018 14:192

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Sporotrichosis is a neglected zoonosis caused by pathogenic fungi belonging to the Sporothrix schenckii complex. In Rio de Janeiro state, this disease reached an epidemic status with over 4700 domestic felines an...

    Authors: Pãmella A. Macêdo-Sales, Simone R. L. S. Souto, Carolina A. Destefani, Ricardo P. Lucena, Ricardo Luiz D. Machado, Marcia R. Pinto, Anderson M. Rodrigues, Leila M. Lopes-Bezerra, Elisabeth M. S. Rocha and Andréa Regina S. Baptista

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2018 14:19

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  4. Content type: Research article

    In order to better understand the possible role of fungi in giant panda reproduction and overall health, it is important to provide a baseline for the normal fungal composition in the reproductive system. Usin...

    Authors: Xiaoping Ma, Changcheng Li, Jiafa Hou and Yu Gu

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2017 13:344

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  5. Content type: Case Report

    Cryptococcus gattii-induced cryptococcosis is an emerging infectious disease of humans and animals with worldwide distribution and public health importance due to its significant morbi...

    Authors: Evelin Catarine da Silva, Juliana Mariotti Guerra, Luciana Neves Torres, Alessandra Maria Dias Lacerda, Raquel Gonçalves Gomes, Danilo Marin Rodrigues, Rodrigo Albergaria Réssio, Priscilla Anne Melville, Camila Cecilia Martin, Fernando José Benesi, Lílian Rose Marques de Sá and Bruno Cogliati

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2017 13:41

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