"Prototheca" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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A genus of achlorophyllic algae in the family Chlorellaceae, and closely related to CHLORELLA. It is found in decayed matter; WATER; SEWAGE; and SOIL; and produces cutaneous and disseminated infections in various VERTEBRATES including humans.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Prototheca" by people in Profiles.
Solky AC, Laver NM, Williams J, Fraire A. Prototheca wickerhamii infection of a corneal graft. Cornea. 2011 Oct; 30(10):1173-5.