Cryptococcus gattii


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Cryptococcus gattii

An encapsulated yeast, similar in structure to C. neoformans. It can cause meningoencephalitis and pneumonia in immunocompetent individuals who live in temperate or subtropical climates.
See also: Cryptococcus
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Cryptococcus gattii osteomyelitis and compounded itraconazole treatment failure in a Pesquet's parrot (Psittrichas fulgidus).
Clinical presentation, diagnosis and management of Cryptococcus gattii cases: lessons learned from British Columbia.
Dexamethasone in Cryptococcus gattii central nervous system infection.
Detection and identification of probable endemic fungal pathogen, Cryptococcus gattii, and worldwide pathogen, Cryptococcus neoformans, by real-time PCR.
Projecting global occurrence of Cryptococcus gattii.
ATLANTA -- Cryptococcus gattii, a fungal pathogen previously found only in tropical and subtropical areas, is emerging as a serious infection in the U.
gattii in the United States, CDC, state and local public health authorities, and the British Columbia Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) formed the Cryptococcus gattii Public Health Working Group (1).
But the fungus, called cryptococcus gattii, is real, and it's here, afflicting a handful of Oregonians in recent years.
Yet another reason to keep dogs out of the flowers: Fungal infections from Cryptococcus gattii have been traced to disturbed earth in botanical gardens, according to a report in the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association(Vol.
Experimental and Natural Evolution of the Cryptococcus Neoformans and Cryptococcus Gattii Species Complex
Abstract: Cryptococcus gattii infection in mammals and birds has been confined historically to tropical and subtropical regions in Australia, Southeast Asia, Africa, and South America.