Aspergillus

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Aspergillus

Aspergillus

What is Aspergillus?

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Classification

How is it classified?

Higher Order Taxa:Eukaryota; Fungi/Metazoa group; Fungi; Ascomycota; Pezizomycotina; Eurotiomycetes; Eurotiales; Trichocomaceae; mitosporic TrichomaceaeSpecies:Aspergillus flavus, A. terreus, A. awamori~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Aspergillus is a member of the phylum Ascomycota. There are over 185 known species, about 20 of which are known to be harmful to humans and other animals. The most infamous species of this genus is Aspergillus flavus, which produces aflatoxin.

Aspergillus is a group of molds, of which about 200 species have been identified (they are so small). Diseases caused by the fungus Aspergillus are called Aspergillosis. Aspergillosis is an infection caused by Aspergillus, a common cold (a type pf fungus) that lives indoors and outdoors. Aspergillus molds are found throughout the world and are the most common type of fungi in the environment. About 16 species of Aspergillus molds are known to be dangerous to humans, causing disease and infection. The type of health problems caused by Aspergillus include allergic reactions, lung infections, and infection in other organs.

It can result in illnesses, and diseases. A fumigatus is also an extremely dangerous pathogen, causing aspergillosis. A. niger is less dangerous. Although most of these organisms only cause severe illness in immunocompromised individuals, even otherwise healthy people may become infected; aspergillosis is often fatal. These illnesses are common among people who work in the farming industry, and are considered an occupational hazard. In addition, the diseases they cause, such as invasive pulmonary aspergillosis, are difficult to diagnose.

It can attack any part of your body, from the sinuses to the kidneys.It is dangerous, and can cause alot of damage and harm. Rate of Damage caused: 7/8 out of 10

Results

What can it result in?

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While species vary in color, size, and growth rate, microscopic characteristics are fairly uniform across Aspergillus species.Aspergillus gets its name from its shape. There is a vesicle in the shape of a circle, with filamentous extensions growing out from it. This resembles the shape of an aspergillum, a device used for sprinkling holy water.

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