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Cryptococcal cell morphology affects host cell interactions and pathogenicity.
(PLoS Pathog, 2010-06-17)
Cryptococcus neoformans is a common life-threatening human fungal pathogen. The size of cryptococcal cells is typically 5 to 10 microm. Cell enlargement was observed in vivo, producing cells up to 100 microm. These morphological ...
Emergence and pathogenicity of highly virulent Cryptococcus gattii genotypes in the northwest United States.
(PLoS Pathog, 2010-04-22)
Cryptococcus gattii causes life-threatening disease in otherwise healthy hosts and to a lesser extent in immunocompromised hosts. The highest incidence for this disease is on Vancouver Island, Canada, where an outbreak is ...