Cryptococcus infection in tropical Australia

Adam Jenney, K Pandithage, D Fisher, Bart Currie

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    Abstract

    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
    Volume42
    Issue number8
    Publication statusPublished - 2004

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    Jenney, A., Pandithage, K., Fisher, D., & Currie, B. (2004). Cryptococcus infection in tropical Australia. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 42(8), 3865-3868.
    Jenney, Adam ; Pandithage, K ; Fisher, D ; Currie, Bart. / Cryptococcus infection in tropical Australia. In: Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 2004 ; Vol. 42, No. 8. pp. 3865-3868.
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    Cryptococcus infection in tropical Australia. / Jenney, Adam; Pandithage, K; Fisher, D; Currie, Bart.

    In: Journal of Clinical Microbiology, Vol. 42, No. 8, 2004, p. 3865-3868.

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    Jenney A, Pandithage K, Fisher D, Currie B. Cryptococcus infection in tropical Australia. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 2004;42(8):3865-3868.