Cryptococcus gattii

Cryptococcus gattii is a topic covered in the Guide to Diagnostic Tests.

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Organism

Cryptococcus gattii

While found around the world in tropical and subtropical areas, this yeast emerged as a human and animal pathogen in 2000 in the Pacific Northwest after being recognized on Vancouver Island, British Columbia.

Unlike Cryptococcus neoformans, which mostly causes illness in immunocompromised individuals, C. gattii can cause disease in healthy, immunocompetent persons and in immunocompromised persons (HIV-infected, organ transplant, hematologic malignancy).

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TY - ELEC T1 - Cryptococcus gattii ID - 619556 A1 - Lu,Chuanyi Mark, AU - McPhee,Stephen J, AU - Nicoll,Diana, BT - Guide to Diagnostic Tests UR - https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/GDT/619556/all/Cryptococcus_gattii PB - McGraw-Hill Education ET - 7 DB - Anesthesia Central DP - Unbound Medicine ER -