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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Sub-clinical infection and asymptomatic carriage of cryptococcosis gattii in dogs and cats during an outbreak of cryptococcosis.
Primary endemic Cryptococcosis gattii by molecular type VGII in the state of Para, Brazil.