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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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
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 01-12-2012


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Microbiology
  • Infectious Diseases

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