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Reagents, Molecular Assay, Infection, Fungi/Yeast, Histoplasma capsulatum

Definition : Molecular assay reagents intended to identify Histoplasma capsulatum, a yeast-like species of imperfect fungi of the family Moniliaceae, by detecting specific nucleic-acid information (e.g., DNA, RNA) of the target microorganism. Histoplasma capsulatum fungi may cause histoplasmosis, a mycotic influenza-like infection or pneumonia; the disease may progress by invading the lungs, meninges, heart, and peritoneum of immunocompromised patients.

Entry Terms : "Histoplasma capsulatum Reagents, Identification" , "Histoplasma capsulatum Detection/Identification Reagents"

UMDC code : 19596

   

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