Species/Subspecies: Coccidioides immitis
Categories: Animal pathogen; human pathogen
Etymology: Genus name: resemble Coccidia spp. (protozoa).
Species epithet: harsh (refers to the clinical course.
Significance: C. immitis has no major significance in Sweden, but causes serious illness in animals and humans in southwestern United States and Latin America.
  [Of minor importance]   
Taxonomy:
PhylumClassOrderFamilyGenus
AscomycotaEurotiomycetesOnygenalesOnygenaceaeCoccidioides
 
Macromorphology (smell):
Micromorphology:
Reproduction:
Spec. Char.: This is a thermally dimorhic fungus.
Reservoir: Desert soils at low elevation.
Disease/effect:Coccidiomycosis (Valley fever)
Hosts/material: Dogs, horses and cats, but also other animals (including humans).
Clinical Picture: The infection causes lesions in lungs, bone skin and other tissues.
Genome Sequence:
ACC-No GenBankStrain/Isolate# of chromSize (Mbp)Ref
GCF_000149335 RS  27.4 # 26

Mitochondrial DNA sequence:  -
18S rRNA Seq:
ACC-No GenBankStrain/IsolateNumber of NT
AB232890 IFM 45815 1251 
Partiell sekvens

Taxonomy/phylogeny:
Link: Review of coccidioidomycosis in animals
Updated:2021-06-23

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