MY1808-3

Environmental swab: Penicillium species – Shipped August 20, 2018

HISTORY

This challenge was sent as a simulated environmental swab. Laboratories were expected to isolate and identify Penicillium species.

 

MAIN EDUCATIONAL POINTS from MY1808-3

  1. Penicillium species are commonly considered contaminants, but found in a variety of diseases in which their etiologic significance is uncertain.
  2. Spores of fungi in the indoor air of houses are important aeroallergens in genetically determined humans.

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