Cryptococcus gatti serotype B isolated in Sikkim (North-East India)—A new geographical niche

Shrijana Gurung, Nagyal T. Sherpa, Pema Yoden Bhutia, Jagat Pradhan, Prakash Peralam Yegneshwaran

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Abstract

Cryptococcus neoformans and Cryptococcus gatti both cause infection in immunocompromised patients. We report a case of meningitis with C. gatti in an AIDS patient. This case to our knowledge is the first case of C. gatti being reported from Sikkim (North East India).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)27-28
Number of pages2
JournalMedical Mycology Case Reports
Volume1
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01-12-2012

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Sikkim
Cryptococcus
Cryptococcus neoformans
Immunocompromised Host
Meningitis
India
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Infection
Serogroup

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  • Infectious Diseases

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Gurung, Shrijana ; Sherpa, Nagyal T. ; Yoden Bhutia, Pema ; Pradhan, Jagat ; Peralam Yegneshwaran, Prakash. / Cryptococcus gatti serotype B isolated in Sikkim (North-East India)—A new geographical niche. In: Medical Mycology Case Reports. 2012 ; Vol. 1, No. 1. pp. 27-28.
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