Aspergillus flavus

Aspergillus flavus

Let’s get back to our Aspergillus series!! We’ve already covered Aspergillus fumigatus and Aspergillus niger; now we’re on to Aspergillus flavus. I had previously stated that in the lab where I work, of the Aspergillus species fumigatus is first and niger is second. The next in line … Continue Reading
Gliolcadium, Paecilomyces, Penicillium, Scopulariopsis

All of These Things Look Kind of the Same

If you’ve been hanging out on the regular, you were probably geared up for Part 3 of the Aspergillus series. I had a short work week last week, and on my last day I realized on my bus ride home that I totally wasn’t prepared. Whoops….HOWEVER,  I was inspired to … Continue Reading
Aspergillus niger and Aspergillus fumigatus

Aspergillus niger

Since I decided to write about Aspergillus fumigatus last week, I thought it’d be alright if I did a sort of “Aspergillus Series” and keep this ball rolling. So just a quick recap; Aspergillus species are the second most encountered fungi in the clinical laboratory. Aspergillus fumigatus is … Continue Reading