volume 20, issue 3, P507-544 2006
DOI: 10.1016/j.idc.2006.07.001
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Methee Chayakulkeeree, John R. Perfect

Abstract: In the past 2 decades, Cryptococcus has emerged in its clinical significance and as a model yeast for understanding molecular pathogenesis. C neoformans and C gattii are currently considered major primary and secondary pathogens in a wide array of hosts that are known to be immunocompromised or apparently immunocompetent. A recent outbreak of C gattii infections further underscores the clinical importance of the yeast through its epidemiology and pathogenicity features. With an enlarging immunosuppressed popul…

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