Acta Scientific Pharmacology

Editorial Volume 2 Issue 8

Mucormycosis

Shikha Verma*

Department of Biotechnology, Veerashaiva College, Bellary, India

*Corresponding Author: B Gowramma, Department of Biotechnology, Veerashaiva College, Bellary, India.

Received: June 07, 2021; Published: July 01, 2021

Presently black fungus is serious infection coupled with covid-19. Black fungus is caused by Mucor mould which is regularly found in soil, compost, plants, decaying fruits and vegetables. Mucor fungal infection is known as mucormycosis. Mucor belongs to Mucoraceae family and having the aseptate thallus. Mucor is an opportunistic fungus. Opportunistic organism is any infectious microorganisms that take advantage of a host with a weak immune system. Majorly these opportunistic pathogens do not cause disease in a healthy individual. Immune system may become weak by malnutrition, ageing, leukopenia, HIV, immunosuppressing agents and so on.

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Citation: B Gowramma. “Mucormycosis". Acta Scientific Pharmacology 2.8 (2020): 01.

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Copyright: © 2021 B Gowramma. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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