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Appl Microbiol. 1973 Feb;25(2):309-12.

Cryptococcus neoformans of unusual morphology.

Abstract

A case of primary cryptococcosis of the lungs was caused by an isolate of Cryptococcus neoformans that assumes a giant form in tissue but which has a normal appearance on artificial culture. Electron microscopy revealed gross enlargement of the capsule and plasma membranes in the tissue form.

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4121033
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PMC380794
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