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Epicoccum nigrum is a species of fungus. A plant pathogen, it is widespread fungus which produces colored pigments that can be used as antifungal agents against other pathogenic fungi. Copyright Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License. See for details. Source: Wikipedia

Epicoccum has been isolated from cereals, fruits, polluted fresh water, compost beds, insects, human skin and sputum. It is a secondary decomposer of plants, soil, paper and textiles and is very common on dying substrates, where abundant sporulation can be observed.

A positive RAST was predictive for the outcome of bronchoprovocation response for Epicoccum. Copyright Copyright © 2006 Phadia AB. Source: ImmunoCap, ImmunoCap

Basic Part Properties

Part Display Name
Epicoccum purpurascens
Part Type
Component (Describes the core component or analyte measured)
Created On
Construct for LOINC Short Name
E purpurascens

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Tag Language Translation
zh-CN Chinese (China) 紫附球霉菌
Synonyms: 紫附球菌;紫附球霉
fr-CA French (Canada) Epicoccum purpurascens
et-EE Estonian (Estonia) Epicoccum purpurascens
es-ES Spanish (Spain) Epicoccum purpurascens
it-IT Italian (Italy) Epicoccum purpurascens
tr-TR Turkish (Turkey) Mantar,Epicoccum purpurascens
ru-RU Russian (Russian Federation) Epicoccum purpurascens
nl-NL Dutch (Netherlands) Epicoccum purpurascens
fr-BE French (Belgium) Epicoccum purpurascens
Synonyms: m14