Medical Mycology: Taxonomy and Pathogenesis

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What is the subdivision under Dikarya in the taxonomic hierarchy of fungi?

Mycotina

Which elements are considered as micro elements in the nutritional requirements of fungi?

Manganese, Nickel, Molybdenum

What is the typical habitat factor considered for fungi?

Moisture

In what circumstances do infections in humans by fungi occur?

Only when conditions are favorable

Which subkingdom does Ascomycota belong to in the taxonomic hierarchy of fungi?

Dikarya

What is the typical habitat for Histoplasmosis capsulatum?

Decaying vegetation

What is the predominant form of histoplasmosis infection?

Subclinical or benign

At what temperature do colonies of Histoplasmosis capsulatum grow slowly?

$25°C$

What is the characteristic appearance of colonies of Histoplasmosis capsulatum?

White or buff-brown, suede-like to cottony

What is the characteristic feature observed in histopathology of Histoplasmosis capsulatum?

Characteristic intracellular yeast surrounded by a clearing rim

Test your knowledge of medical mycology with this quiz focusing on taxonomy hierarchy, pathogenic fungi, nutritional requirements, pathogenesis, and host immunity. Join Dr. Nibras AbdulKareem Alogaidi M.B.Ch.B C.A.B.D.V in this comprehensive review.

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