Cryptococcus infection in tropical Australia

Adam Jenney, K Pandithage, D Fisher, Bart Currie

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Eighteen cases of disease caused by the saprophytic fungi Cryptococcus neoformans and Cryptococcus bacillisporus are described from the Northern Territory of Australia. The majority of infections were with Cryptococcus bacillisporus and in the rural Aboriginal population, often causing pulmonary mass lesions.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3865-3868
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Clinical Microbiology
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 2004


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