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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The ecology of Cryptococcus neoformans and the epidemiology of cryptococcosis.
Cryptococcus neoformans isolados de pacientes com AIDS.
The Cryptococcus neoformans gene DHA1 encodes an antigen that elicits a delayed-type hypersensitivity reaction in immune mice.
Pneumonia due to Cryptococcus neoformans in a patient receiving infliximab: possible zoonotic transmission from a pet cockatiel.
Distribucion ambiental de Cryptococcus neoformans en el departamento de Cundinamarca--Colombia.
Of note, Cryptococcus neoformans is notorious as being a slowly growing organism.
Different types of fungi including Candida albi- cans, Cryptococcus neoformans, Coccidiod immitis and Aspergillus were observed in the oral squamous cells of HIV/AIDS patients having mean CD4+count less than less than 300 cells/mm3 which shows their relation to the immunosuppression state.
HIV antigen/ antibody, serum antigens for Blastomyces dermatitidis and Cryptococcus neoformans, RPR for Treponema pallidum, and urine antigen for Histoplasma capsulatum were negative.
Cryptococcus neoformans is the most incriminated fungal pathogen causing meningitis in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).
77% of the participants tested positive for Cryptococcus neoformans.
Cryptococcus neoformans y hongos dimorficos endemicos (39-41).