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Cryptococcosis (cont.)

Cryptococcosis Pictures

An excellent summary of cryptococcosis with pictures of the fungi and photos of lesions in the brain and lungs are available in the last reference listed in the For More Information section.

Medically reviewed by Robert Cox, MD; American Board of Internal Medicine with subspecialty in Infectious Disease

REFERENCES:

King, John W., and Meredith L. DeWitt. "Cryptococcosis." eMedicine.com. Oct. 30, 2009. <http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/215354-overview>.

Perfect, J.R., W.E. Dismukes, F. Dromer, et al. "Clinical practice guidelines for the management of cryptococcal disease: 2010 Update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America." Clin Infect Dis 50.3 Feb. 1, 2010: 291-322.

United States. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Cryptococcus (Cryptococcosis)." Apr. 28, 2010. <http://www.cdc.gov/nczved/divisions/dfbmd/diseases/Cryptococcus/>.

United States. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Spread of Cryptococcus gattii into Pacific Northwest Region of the United States." Aug. 28, 2009. <http://www.cdc.gov/EID/content/15/8/1185.htm>.


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