volume 41, issue 2, P79-86 1999
DOI: 10.1590/s0036-46651999000200004
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Abstract: The authors conducted a mycologic, immunochemical and molecular biology study on two strains of Paracoccidioides brasiliensis, one of them, called IBIA, isolated from soil in the municipality of IBIA (Minas Gerais) by Silva-Vergara et al. (1996, 1998), and the other, BAT, cultivated from a human case of paracoccidioidomycosis in Ribeirão Preto (São Paulo/Brazil) by Freitas Da Silva (1996). Both strains showed cotton-like (M) and yeast-like (Y) forms and were pathogenic for testicularly inoculated guinea pigs, …

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