Is a known Type I and Type III allergen that can sometimes cause infections in the human skin, nails, and eyes.
A Common saprobe frequently isolated from soil, plant surfaces, seeds, grains, fruits and other food, human skin and nails. Common indoors in humid areas such as bathrooms, kitchens, poorly maintained HVAC systems and window frames. Allergies to Aureobasidium are common, but infections are rarely reported.
common outdoor, soil-dwelling fungus. When found indoors, itÂ's a marker for moisture accumulation. When a patient talks about Â“black moldÂ” growing on shower curtains, tile grout, windowsills and fabrics, expect to find Aureo and Cladosporium
sp. Found in soil, forest soils, fresh water, aerial portion of plants, fruit, marine estuary sediments, wood. Allergen, Type I allergies (hay fever, asthma). Type III hypersensitivity pneumonitis: “humidifier fever”, “sauna taker's lung”. Growth indoors is widespread where moisture accumulates- especially bathrooms and kitchens- on shower curtains, tile grout, windowsills, textiles, liquid waste materials. Potential toxic production is not known. Rare reports of: isolates from skin lesions, keratitis, spleen abscess in a lymphoma patient, blood isolate from a leukemic patient.
( are-ee-oh-buh-syd'-ee-um) - contaminant / opportunistic pathogen, found worldwide in soil, food, and wood, rarely associated with human disease but reported to be allergenic.