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Am J Med Sci. 2012 Jun;343(6):510-1. doi: 10.1097/MAJ.0b013e3182464bc7.

Cryptococcus gattii: an emerging fungal pathogen in the Southeastern United States.

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Microbiology Laboratory, Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital, Albany, GA 31701, USA.

Abstract

The authors present a case of severe meningoencephalitis with cryptococcomas and hydrocephalus due to Cryptococcus gattii of the molecular type VGI in an otherwise healthy man native to Southwest Georgia without any history of travel. Clinicians need to be aware of this fungal emerging pathogen in the Southern United States.

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22314106
DOI:
10.1097/MAJ.0b013e3182464bc7
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