Exophiala jeanselmei

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Exophiala jeanselmei
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Ascomycetes
Order: Chaetothyriales
Family: Herpotrichiellaceae
Genus: Exophiala
Species: E. jeanselmei
Binomial name
Exophiala jeanselmei

Exophiala jeanselmei is an ascomycete fungus known to cause eumycetoma and, in rare cases, corneal infection.[1][2]


  1. ^ M. R. Capoor, G. Khanna, D. Nair, A. Hasan, Rajni, M. Deb & P. Aggarwal (April 2007). "Eumycetoma pedis due to Exophiala jeanselmei". Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology 25 (2): 155–1557. doi:10.4103/0255-0857.32726. PMID 17582190. 
  2. ^ Saeedi, OJ; Iyer, SA; Mohiuddin, AZ; Hogan, RN (Nov 2013). "Exophiala jeanselmei keratitis: case report and review of literature.". Eye & contact lens 39 (6): 410–2. doi:10.1097/ICL.0b013e3182993901. PMID 24045832.