Adiaspiromycosis is primarily a necrotizing granulomatous pneumonia caused by a dimorphic fungus of the genus Emmonsia. A young crested porcupine (Hystrix cristata) found dead showed multiple fractures, chronic pleuritis, and granulomatous pneumonia. Microscopically, cystic structures were consistent with adiaspiromycosis by Emmonsia crescens. The diagnosis was confirmed using molecular methods.

Disseminated Pulmonary adiaspiromycosis in a crested porcupine (Hystrix cristata Linnaeus, 1758)

MORANDI, FEDERICO;GALUPPI, ROBERTA;DELOGU, MAURO;BENAZZI, CINZIA;SARLI, GIUSEPPE
2012

Abstract

Adiaspiromycosis is primarily a necrotizing granulomatous pneumonia caused by a dimorphic fungus of the genus Emmonsia. A young crested porcupine (Hystrix cristata) found dead showed multiple fractures, chronic pleuritis, and granulomatous pneumonia. Microscopically, cystic structures were consistent with adiaspiromycosis by Emmonsia crescens. The diagnosis was confirmed using molecular methods.
2012
Morandi F.; Galuppi R.; Buitrago M.J.; Delogu M.; Lowenstine L.; Panarese S.; Benazzi C.; Sarli G.
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