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trichosporonosis

Pronunciation: trik'o-spor'o-no'sis

Definition: Systemic infection by Trichosporan beigelii; marked by fever or pneumonia with a high mortality; seen in neutropenic patients. Local infection with T. beigelii is white piedra, also known as trichosporosis.

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