Cryptococcus

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Cryptococcus

[‚krip·tə′käk·əs]
(mycology)
A genus of encapsulated pathogenic yeasts in the order Moniliales.
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Seasonal variations in the prevalence of Cryptococcus neoformans var.
Occurrence of Cryptococcus neoformans in pigeon excreta in Enugu (Nigeria).
Ecology, life cycle, and infectious propagule of Cryptococcus neoformans.
The HIV-infected people with fungal meningitis caused by Cryptococcus neoformans had much lower levels of these cells," Pirofski added.
KEY WORDS: cryptococcal peritonitis, hepatic failure, Cryptococcus neoformans, ascites, disseminated cryptococcosis
This is the second patent issued to the Company covering dicationic compounds for the treatment of fungal infection; the patent covers dications for the treatments of Candida albican, Cryptococcus neoformans, Aspergillos fumigatus and Fusarium Solani, and also covers compounds that incorporate bis-benzimidazoles and furan chemical structures.
Culture isolates were independently confirmed as Cryptococcus neoformans var.
Cryptococcus neoformans is the most commonly detected meningitis-causing pathogen in SA.
The analytic serotype sensitivities for the LFA, two currently available LAs, and an ELISA were compared using purified glucuronoxylomannan from multiple strains of four serotypes of Cryptococcus neoformans and C.
Mitigating against the need for optimal detection of all fungal pathogens by blood culture, alternative and more sensitive methods exist for detection of Cryptococcus neoformans, Aspergillus fumigatus, and other filamentous fungi; specifically, the cryptococcal antigen test, the Platelia galactomannan assay (Bio-Rad, Hercules, Calif) for invasive aspergillus, and the Histoplasma urinary antigen test.
Cryptococcus neoformans ve Pneumocystis jirovecii genellikle immun sistemi saglam olan kisilerde hastaliga neden olmazlar.