Pathogens 2020 Aug 18;9(8). Epub 2020 Aug 18.
Molecular Mycology Research Laboratory, Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Westmead Clinical School, Sydney Medical School, Faculty of Medicine and Health, Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity, The University of Sydney, Research and Education Network-Westmead Hospital, Westmead Institute for Medical Research, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia.
Cryptococcosis, a mycosis presenting mostly as meningoencephalitis, affecting predominantly human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected people, is mainly caused by . The genetic variation of 48 isolates, recovered from 20 HIV-positive people in Lima, Peru, during the pre-highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) era, was studied retrospectively. The mating type of the isolates was determined by PCR, and the serotype by agglutination and -restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP). Read More