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Rhodotorula


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Natural Habitat

  • Air
  • dairy products
  • fruit juice
  • soil
  • water

Suitable Substrates in the Indoor Environment

  • Carpeting
  • cooling coils
  • humidifiers
  • water tanks

Allergenic Potential

  • Reported to be allergenic

Potential Opportunist or Pathogen

  • Meningitis endocarditis, Ventriculitis, Peritonitis, Endophthalmitis Central venous catheter-infections, Fungemia, and Sepsis have been reported in immunocompromised patients
  • Rhodotorula rubra is a common airborne contaminant of skin, lungs, urine and feces

Industrial Uses

    • Mannan produced by Rhodotorula is useful for serological diagnosis for leptospirosis (a bacterial disease)
    • Carotenoid production for the food industry

Potential Toxins Produced

  • Unknown

References

  • Matsuo K., Isogai, E., Araki, Y. 2000. Utilization of Exocellular Mannan from Rhodotorula glutinis as an Immunoreactive Antigen in Diagnosis of Leptospirosis. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 38(10): 3750-3754

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