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    • 50 years of Emmonsia disease in humans : the dramatic emergence of a cluster of novel fungal pathogens 

      Schwartz, Ilan S.; Kenyon, Chris; Feng, Peiying; Govender, Nelesh P.; Dukik, Karolina; Sigler, Lynne; Jiang, Yanping; Stielow, J. Benjamin; Munoz, Jose F.; Cuomo, Christina A.; Botha, Alfred; Stchigel, Alberto M.; De Hoog, G. Sybren (Public Library of Science, 2015)
      New species of Emmonsia-like fungi, with phylogenetic and clinical similarities to Blastomyces and Histoplasma, have emerged as causes of systemic human mycoses worldwide. They differ from classical Emmonsia species by ...

    • Fungi associated with the skin of a southern right whale (Eubalaena australis) from South Africa 

      Reeb, Desray; Best, Peter; Botha, Alfred; Cloete, Karen J.; Thornton, Meredith; Mouton, Marnel (Taylor & Francis group, 2010-09)
      Cutaneous fungi are known to affect parts of the outermost skin layers of mammals, including the epidermis, stratum spinosum and stratum corneum, as well as mucocutaneous membranes, genitalia or external ears. Relatively ...

    • Yeast infection in a beached southern right whale (Eubalaena australis) neonate 

      Mouton, Marnel; Reeb, Desray; Botha, Alfred; Best, Peter (Wildlife Disease Association, 2009)
      A female southern right whale (Eubalaena australis) neonate was found stranded on the Western Cape coast of southern Africa. Skin samples were taken the same day from three different locations on the animal’s body and ...