Sporotrichosis

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General Principles

Sporothrix schenckii is a globally endemic fungus that causes disease following traumatic inoculation with soil or plant material; most cases are occupational. Infection can also be associated with spread from infected cats or other digging animals.

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General Principles

Sporothrix schenckii is a globally endemic fungus that causes disease following traumatic inoculation with soil or plant material; most cases are occupational. Infection can also be associated with spread from infected cats or other digging animals.

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