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Mycopathologia et mycologia applicata

, Volume 26, Issue 1, pp 65–71 | Cite as

Survey of soils for human pathogenic fungi from the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy

I. Isolation of keratinophilic fungi
  • Libero Ajello
  • Edith Varsavsky
  • Giulio Sotgiu
  • Aldo Mazzoni
  • Adriano Mantovani
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Summary

A group of 166 soil samples collected in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy from avian and chiropteran habitats was examined for the presence of keratinophilic fungi. One hundred forty-four isolates, classified among 14 genera, were obtained. The majority of the fungi were members of the family Gymnoascaceae. The significance of these findings was discussed.

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Soil Sample Pathogenic Fungus Keratinophilic Fungus Human Pathogenic Fungus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Libero Ajello
    • 1
    • 3
  • Edith Varsavsky
    • 1
    • 3
    • 4
  • Giulio Sotgiu
    • 2
    • 3
  • Aldo Mazzoni
    • 2
    • 3
  • Adriano Mantovani
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health ServiceCommunicable Disease CenterAtlanta
  2. 2.Istituto di Clinica Medica Generale e Terapia MedicaUniversità di BolognaBolognaItalia
  3. 3.Istituto di ParasitologiaUniversità di Roma, Città UniversitariàRomaItalia
  4. 4.Instituto Nacional de MicrobiologíaBuenos AiresArgentina

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