The Info List - Histoplasma

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Histoplasma capsulatum Histoplasma duboisii

HISTOPLASMA is a genus of dimorphic fungi commonly found in bird and bat fecal material. Histoplasma
contains a few species, including— Histoplasma capsulatum —the causative agent of histoplasmosis ; and Histoplasma capsulatum var. farciminosum (old term, Histoplasma
farciminosum), causing epizootic lymphangitis in horses.


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