volume 35, issue 11, P1136-1144 2009
DOI: 10.1590/s1806-37132009001100012
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Abstract: on the agglutination reactions of capsular polysaccharide antigens. Serotype A and serotype D strains, as well as the AD hybrid, are classified as C. neoformans, whereas serotype B and serotype C strains have been classified as C. gattii. Serotype A strains have been designated C. neoformans var. grubii, whereas serotype D strains have been designated C. neoformans var. neoformans.(3) This classification was based on the differences in capsular structure and DNA between the strains, as well as on a complete c…

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