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Human pythiosis, Brazil
Pythiosis, caused by Pythium insidiosum, occurs in humans and animals and is acquired from aquatic environments that harbor the emerging pathogen. Diagnosis is difficult because clinical and histopathologic features are ...
Utilização da técnica de imuno-histoquímica para confirmar casos de pitiose cutânea equina diagnosticados por meio de caracterização clínica e avaliação histopatológica
(Arquivo Brasileiro Medicina Veterinaria Zootecnia, 2014-02-01)
Twelve granulomatous lesions in the thoracic and pelvic limbs of horses from pantaneira breed were evaluated. It was performed suggestive diagnostic of cutaneous pythiosis according to the clinic characteristics of the ...
Soroprevalência da pitiose equina no rio grande do sul, diagnóstico e controle da pitiose em modelo experimental
(Universidade Federal de Santa MariaBRMedicina VeterináriaUFSMPrograma de Pós-Graduação em Medicina Veterinária, 2015-02-13)
Pythiosis is a granulomatous disease of humans and animals caused by an aquatic oomycete named Pythium insidiosum. In Brazil, equine species is the most affected and the highest occurrence of pythiosis is observed in ...
Stryphnodendron adstringens and purified tannin on Pythium insidiosum: In vitro and in vivo studies
Background: Pythium insidiosum is the etiological agent of pythiosis, an emerging life-threatening infectious disease in tropical and subtropical regions. The pathogen is a fungus-like organism resistant to antifungal ...
Avaliação do sistema purinérgico na pitiose experimental em coelhos tratados com imunoterápico
(Universidade Federal de Santa MariaBRFarmacologiaUFSMPrograma de Pós-Graduação em Farmacologia, 2012-12-19)
Pythiosis is a disease caused by the oomycete Pythium insidiosum that affects horses, cattle, sheep, cats and humans, and occurs in tropical, subtropical and temperate regions. In horses the lesions are characterized by ...
Human pythiosis, Brazil
Eficácia da imunoterapia no tratamento de pitiose facial em equino
(Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), 2011-01-01)
Background: Pythiosis in horses is a proliferative and ulcerative disease that primarily affects the skin and subcutaneous tissue of limbs, thoracic-abdominal region and head. This disease sometimes can also affect limb ...
Morphological and molecular characterization of an equine isolate of Pythium insidiosum and comparison with the first human isolate from the same geographic region
(Informa Healthcare, 2008-01-01)
Pythium insidiosum causes pythiosis, a life-threatening disease that occurs in tropical regions and affects man and animals. Although pythiosis in Brazil had been described in various animal species, the first human case ...