A systemic fungal infection caused by Histoplasma capsulatum var capsulatum.

Microbiology. . 2009.

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  • histoplasmosis — una micosis sistémica producida por Histoplasma capsulatum un hongo dimórfico de distribución mundial, cuyas esporas son muy contagiosas. Por lo común la infección es asintomática o cursa con leves manifestaciones pulmonares [ICD 10: B39]… …   Diccionario médico

  • histoplasmosis — [his΄tōplaz mō′sis] n. [ModL < Histoplasma (capsulatum) < HISTO + PLASMA + OSIS] a condition ranging from a mild infection to a severe disease, caused by a fungus (Histoplasma capsulatum) which may be inhaled or ingested: infections may… …   English World dictionary

  • Histoplasmosis — Se observa la distribución de la histoplasmosis. La histoplasmosis es una micosis sistémica, caracterizada por lesiones necrogranulomatosas, que afecta a carnívoros, equinos y humanos por la infección con una de las tres subespecies del hongo… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Histoplasmosis — A disease caused by the fungus Histoplasma capsulatum. Most people with histoplasmosis have no symptoms. However, histoplasma can cause acute or chronic lung disease and progressive disseminated histoplasmosis affecting a number of organs. It can …   Medical dictionary

  • histoplasmosis — /his toh plaz moh sis/, n. Pathol. an infectious disease of the reticuloendothelial system, caused by the fungus Histoplasma capsulatum and characterized by fever, anemia, and emaciation. [1940 45; < NL, equiv. to Histoplasm(a) name of the genus… …   Universalium

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  • histoplasmosis — n. an infection caused by inhaling spores of the fungus Histoplasma capsulatum. The primary pulmonary form usually produces no symptoms or harmful effects and is recognized retrospectively by X rays and positive histoplasmin skin testing.… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • histoplasmosis — noun Etymology: New Latin, from Histoplasma, genus of fungi Date: 1907 a respiratory disease with symptoms like those of influenza that is caused by a fungus (Histoplasma capsulatum) and is marked by benign involvement of lymph nodes of the… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • histoplasmosis — noun A lung disease caused by a fungus, Histoplasma capsulatum, often asymptomatic otherwise with symptoms similar to those of flu …   Wiktionary

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