Mycopathologia 2017 Jun 17;182(5-6):597-602. Epub 2016 Dec 17.
Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro (UFRRJ), Seropédica, RJ, Brazil.
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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,
Cryptococcus gattii-induced cryptococcosis is an emerging infectious disease of humans and animals worldwide, with rare descriptions of this infection in domestic animals from Brazil. This study presents the findings associated with C. gattii in dogs from Londrina, Paraná, Southern Brazil. Read More
J Vet Emerg Crit Care (San Antonio) 2013 Sep-Oct;23(5):489-97. Epub 2013 Aug 23.
Animal Emergency Referral Center, Torrance, CA.
Objective: To review the etiology, pathogenesis, and clinical presentations of canine cryptococcosis that are of relevance to veterinary emergency and critical care veterinarians. Diagnosis, treatment, and public health considerations of the disease will also be discussed.
Etiology: Cryptococcosis is a multisystemic disease of dogs, with a predilection for the CNS, caused by encapsulated yeast species of the genus Cryptococcus. 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
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