(also exists as Aspergillus nidulans)
Emericella nidulans is a widespread soil fungus.
Indoors it is found in carpet and mattress dust and decomposing wood.
Health Effects Associated with Emericella nidulans
Emericella nidulans has been reported as a causative agent of aspergillosis in humans and animals. Emericella nidulans poses inhalation and deep skin (dermal) inoculation health risks to persons with weak immune systems. It also poses health risks related to major barrier breaks such as corneal perforation, major surgery, peritoneal or venous catheter presence, and injection drug use.
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