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