• Haplomycosis
  • Emmonsia crescens
    • Does not proliferate within the animal body
    • Each spore develops into a thick-walled spherule called an adiaspore
  • Chrysosporium parvum, C. crescens
  • Non-contageous, pulmonary mycosis
  • Worldwide
  • Found in soil
  • Affects burrowing rodents and small animals
  • Respiratory infection
  • Spetate hyphae with large numbers of small, round conidia either singly or in groups on the ends of the short conidiospores can be seen
  • Dimorphic
  • Grows on Sabauraud's Dextrose agar and Blood agar

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