What is Aspergillus fumigatus?

Aspergillus fumigatus is a thermotolerant/thermophilic fungus capable of growing over a wide temperature range (12°C–53°C). It has a worldwide distribution. Being thermotolerant, it is a significant component of compost microflora. Health effects associated with Aspergillus fumigatus The spores of Aspergillus fumigatus are very small. Having a diameter of 2–3.5 µm, they are easily inhaled deep […]

Fungal Infections: Are You At Risk?

Very few of the common indoor moulds are likely to infect healthy individuals. However, professionals involved in indoor air quality including remediation and demolition workers are constantly at risk of fungal infections by opportunistic or true pathogenic fungi. The two most important pathogenic fungi that would be of concern are Histoplasma capsulatum and Cryptococcus neoformans. […]

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