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

Peralam Yegneswaran, Prakash (2012) Cryptococcus gatti serotype B isolated in Sikkim (north-east India)—A new geographical niche. Medical Mycology Case Reports, 1 (1). pp. 27-28. ISSN 2211- 7539

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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).

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cryptococcus gatti; Cryptococcosis; HIV; AIDS; Sikkim.
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Microbiology
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 16 Dec 2015 11:33
Last Modified: 16 Dec 2015 14:00
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/144818

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