J Vet Emerg Crit Care (San Antonio) 2013 Sep-Oct;23(5):489-97. Epub 2013 Aug 23.
Animal Emergency Referral Center, Torrance, CA.
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Vet Clin Pathol 2011 Mar 18;40(1):4-17. Epub 2011 Jan 18.
Pilchuck Veterinary Hospital, Snohomish, WA, USA.
Cryptococcosis is a fungal disease that occurs throughout the world. Recent reclassification of Cryptococcus species along with a change in the distribution pattern has prompted reevaluation of the organism and the diseases caused by this pathogen. This review highlights the emergence of Cryptococcus gattii as a primary pathogen in North America and summarizes our current understanding of the disease in mammals and birds. Read More
J Med Microbiol 2011 Jul 10;60(Pt 7):961-7. Epub 2011 Mar 10.
Department of Medical Mycology, Vallabhbhai Patel Chest Institute, University of Delhi, Delhi 11007, India.
Cryptococcus neoformans and Cryptococcus gattii are aetiological agents of cryptococcosis, a major opportunistic systemic mycosis of increasing global importance. This study reports the antifungal susceptibility profiles of clinical and environmental isolates of C. neoformans var. Read More
Rev Iberoam Micol 2008 Mar;25(1):S19-24
Grup de Micologia Veterinària, Departament de Sanitat i d' Anatomia Animals, Facultat de Veterinària, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain.
This paper is a review of cryptococcosis in domestic animals. Cryptococcosis is an uncommon mycosis in domestic animals and its occurrence is sporadic. The disease is caused by Cryptococcus neoformans, although Cryptococcus gattii has been also isolated from different animal species. Read More
Mycopathologia 2017 Jun 17;182(5-6):597-602. Epub 2016 Dec 17.
Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro (UFRRJ), Seropédica, RJ, Brazil.
Cryptococcosis is a mycosis caused by yeasts of genus Cryptococcus, mainly the species C. neoformans and C. gattii that can affect humans and animals. Read More