Mohammad Javad Najafzadeh, Jiufeng Sun, Vania A. Vicente, Corne H.W. Klaassen, Alexandro Bonifaz, A.H.G. Gerrits van den Ende, Steph B.J. Menken, and G. Sybren de Hoog
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Centraalbureau voor Schimmelcultures Fungal Biodiversity Centre, Utrecht, the Netherlands (M.J. Najafzadeh, A.H.G. Gerrits van den Ende, G.S. de Hoog); University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands (M.J. Najafzadeh, S.B.J. Menken, G.S. de Hoog); Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran (M.J. Najafzadeh); Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, People’s Republic of China (J. Sun, G.S. de Hoog); Federal University of Paraná, Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil (V.A. Vicente); Canisius Wilhelmina Hospital, Nijmegen, the Netherlands (C.H.W. Klaassen); Hospital General de México, Narvarte, Mexico (A. Bonifaz); Research Center for Medical Mycology, Beijing, People’s Republic of China (G.S. de Hoog)
Figure. Geographic distribution of Fonsecaea spp. samples analyzed by using amplified fragment-length polymorphism. Light pink shading indicates zone of clinical Fonsecaea spp. endemicity, according to published case reports. Sizes of pies and numbers reported within the pies denote the number of strains examined; colors represent Fonsecaea spp. populations: orange, F. nubica population 1; fuchsia, F. nubica population 2; dark blue, F. monophora population 3; light blue, F. monophora population 4; yellow, F. pedrosoi population 5.
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