Journal Article (Review)

Cryptococcosis emphasizes the importance of the host-parasite interaction. C. neoformans has developed factors to invade the host but generally requires host immune dysfunction to establish infection. Cryptococcal infection has increased as our immunocompromised pool of patients enlarges. Although many questions regarding management of cryptococcosis remain, it is a well-studied infection with excellent guidelines for diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Perfect, JR

Published Date

  • March 1989

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 3 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 77 - 102

PubMed ID

  • 2647836

Pubmed Central ID

  • 2647836

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0891-5520


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States