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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A new genus, Filobasidiella, the sexual state of Cryptococcus neoformans B and C serotypes.
A new species of Filobasidiella, the sexual state of Cryptococcus neoformans B and C serotypes.
It was termed Filobasidiella bacillispora and differentiated from F.
Pneumonia, Skirl, soil, rotting skin infections, vegetation farmer's lung Histoplasma Histoplasmosis Soil in major capsulatum river valleys Pneumocystis Pneumocystis Endemic oppor- carinii pneumonia tunist Coccidioides Coccidioido- Soil in arid innitis mycosis areas, animal (Valley Fever) fecal material, swamp coolers Clavicepts Ergot Damp rye and purpura poisoning wheat Filobasidiella Cryptococcosis Birds neoformans Normal Flora
The species used and their accession numbers are as follows: Paramecium tetraurelia (Ciliophora), X03772; Oxytricha nova (Ciliophora), X03948; Crypthecodinium cohnii (Dinozoa), M64245; Theileria annulata (Apicomplexa), M64243; Sarcocystis muris (Apicomplexa), M64244; Hartmanella vermiformis (Rhizopoda), M95168; Saccharomyces cerevisiae (Fungi), J01353; Filobasidiella neoformans (Fungi), X60183; Arabidopsis thaliana (Plantae), X16077; Volvox carteri (Plantae), X53904; Beroe cucumis (Ctenophora), D15068; Trichoplax adhaerens (Placozoa), L10828; Anemonia sulcata (Cnidaria), X53498; Scypha ciliata (Porifera), L10827; Henneguya sp.
Pathogenicity of basidiospores of Filobasidiella neoformans var.