Consensus multi-locus sequence typing scheme for Cryptococcus neoformans and Cryptococcus gattii.

  title={Consensus multi-locus sequence typing scheme for Cryptococcus neoformans and Cryptococcus gattii.},
  author={Wieland Meyer and David M. Aanensen and Teun Boekhout and Massimo Cogliati and Mara R. Diaz and Maria Carmela Esposto and Matthew Fisher and Félix Gilgado and Ferry Hagen and Sirada Kaocharoen and Anastasia P. Litvintseva and Thomas G. Mitchell and Sitali P. Simwami and Luciana Trilles and Maria Anna Viviani and June Kwon-Chung},
  journal={Medical mycology},
  volume={47 6},
This communication describes the consensus multi-locus typing scheme established by the Cryptococcal Working Group I (Genotyping of Cryptococcus neoformans and C. gattii) of the International Society for Human and Animal Mycology (ISHAM) using seven unlinked genetic loci for global strain genotyping. These genetic loci include the housekeeping genes CAP59,GPD1, LAC1, PLB1, SOD1, URA5 and the IGS1 region. Allele and sequence type information are accessible at . 

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