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Sporothrix

(spôrə-thrĭks′)
n.
  1. A genus of dimorphic imperfect fungi, including the species S. schenckii, the causative agent of sporotrichosis.
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  • Sporotrichosis is a mycotic infection due to the sporothrix Shenkii.

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