Cryptococcus gattii genotype VGI infection in New England.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Cryptococcus gattii is a known, emerging infectious disease pathogen predominantly in the Pacific Northwest, the United States, and British Columbia, Canada. We report a case of an immunocompetent adolescent from New England who had severe pulmonary and central nervous system infection caused by the VGI genotype of C. gattii.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • McCulloh, RJ; Phillips, R; Perfect, JR; Byrnes, EJ; Heitman, J; Dufort, E

Published Date

  • December 2011

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 30 / 12

Start / End Page

  • 1111 - 1114

PubMed ID

  • 21814154

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC3222723

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1532-0987

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/INF.0b013e31822d14fd


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States