(bī″pō-lār′ĭs [″ + L. polaris, polar])

A genus of filamentous pigment-producing fungi that can cause disease in immunosuppressed and immunocompetent patients. Bipolaris species are found in soils and vegetation, and have been identified in brain, lung, and sinus infections.

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