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 maximum species of Candida, Cryptococcus, Fusariumand Scopulariopsis are harmless and are useful soil microbes.
Risk factors for exposure to Cryptococcus include residence in a rural area and contact with soil contaminated by avian droppings.
The other genera, Cryptococcus and Debaryomyces, have remarkable biotechnological potential in incorporation of lipids in their biomass, being reported as oleaginous yeasts [17,18].
Casadevall, "Ab binding alters gene expression in Cryptococcus neoformans and directly modulates fungal metabolism," The Journal of Clinical Investigation, vol.
The pathologic specimen showed the presence of yeast-like organisms, such as Cryptococcus spp.
Segundo o Consenso em criptococose (2008), existem tipos de micose distintas, do ponto de vista clinico e epidemiologico, ou seja, criptococose oportunista, cosmopolita, associada a condicoes de imunodepressao celular causada principalmente pelo Cryptococcus neoformans (sorotipo D) e grubii (sorotipo A).
Spread of Cryptococcus gattii in British Columbia, Canada, and detection in the Pacific Northwest, USA.
The sebaceous skin sites of boys were much more likely to host species of Epicoccum and Cryptococcus. Girls showed an early enrichment of Malassezia.
1) and microbiological isolation revealed presence of Aspergillus (n=4), Candida (n=3) and Cryptococcus (n=1) besides 22 cases of Malassezia infections.
MPH, an epidemiologist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and an APHA member, presented on cryptococcus diseases, opportunistic fungal infections that kill half a million people every year in sub-Saharan Africa.
Cryptococcus neoformans ISOLATION IN PIGEON (Columba livia) FECES IN THE URBAN AREA OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF PASTO, COLOMBIA