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Feline cerebral phaeohyphomycosis associated with Cladosporium bantianum

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Shinwari, M.W., Thomas, A.D. and Orr, J.S. (1985) Feline cerebral phaeohyphomycosis associated with Cladosporium bantianum. Australian Veterinary Journal, 62 (11). pp. 383-384.

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Article Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1751-0813.1985.tb14216...

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The brain of an 18-month-old cat that died after developing incoordination and circling had massive hyphal invasion, inflammatory cells, reactive neuroglial cells and liquefactive necrosis. Culture on Sabouraud's dextrose agar at 28 deg yielded a greyish black, velvety fungus with long chains of yellow-brown, oval to elliptical conidia. Identification of C. bantianum was based on abundant, dematiaceous, septate mycelium in the brain and the chains of conidia in culture.

Item Type:Article
Corporate Creators:Biosecurity Queensland
Additional Information:Reproduced with permission from the © Australian Veterinary Journal. Access to published version may be available via Publisher’s website.
Keywords:Cat diseases; case reports; nervous system diseases; mycoses; hosts; infection; brain fungi; cats; Cladosporium; Xylohypha bantiana; Cladosporium bantianum; Felis; Felidae; Fissipeda; Vertebrates; Chordata; Deuteromycotina; Eumycota; Xylohypha; Cladosporium.
Subjects:Veterinary medicine > Veterinary mycology
Live Archive:26 Mar 2004
Last Modified:03 Sep 2021 16:47

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