Mycopathologia 2015 Oct 30;180(3-4):265-75. Epub 2015 May 30.
Laboratory of Animal Pathology, Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Rodovia Celso Garcia Cid, PR 445 Km 380, Campus Universitário, PO Box 10.011, Londrina, Paraná, 86057-970, Brazil,
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BMC Vet Res 2017 Feb 7;13(1):41. Epub 2017 Feb 7.
Departamento de Patologia, Serviço de Patologia Animal - Hospital Veterinário (HOVET), Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia da Universidade de São Paulo (FMVZ-USP), Av. Prof. Dr. Orlando Marques de Paiva 87, Cidade Universitária, São Paulo, SP, 05508-270, Brazil.
Background: Cryptococcus gattii-induced cryptococcosis is an emerging infectious disease of humans and animals with worldwide distribution and public health importance due to its significant morbidity and mortality rate. The present study aimed to report a case of pulmonary infection by C. gattii molecular type VGII in State of São Paulo, Brazil. Read More
J Clin Microbiol 2009 Nov 30;47(11):3669-72. Epub 2009 Sep 30.
Division of Clinical Microbiology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St. SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA.
Cryptococcus neoformans and Cryptococcus gattii are closely related pathogenic fungi. Cryptococcus neoformans is ecologically widespread and affects primarily immunocompromised patients, while C. gattii is traditionally found in tropical climates and has been reported to cause disease in immunocompetent patients. Read More
Mycopathologia 2012 Jun 13;173(5-6):337-46. Epub 2011 Nov 13.
Molecular Mycology Research Laboratory, Westmead, Australia.
Cryptococcus neoformans and Cryptococcus gattii are pathogenic yeasts causing meningoencephalitis in immunocompromised and immunocompetent hosts. The fungus is typically haploid, and sexual reproduction occurs normally between individuals with opposite mating types, α and a. C. Read More
Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 2010 Dec;68(4):471-3
Medical Mycology Laboratory, Xinhua Hospital Affiliated to Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Shanghai 200092, China.
VGII/AFLP6 genotype, also considered to be a cryptic species within Cryptococcus gattii, is an emerging pathogen and always related to higher incidence of C. gattii infection. Here, a polymerase chain reaction-based method with specific primers was developed to rapid differentiation of this emerging pathogen. Read More