Cryptococcosis in dogs: a retrospective study of 20 consecutive cases.

  title={Cryptococcosis in dogs: a retrospective study of 20 consecutive cases.},
  author={Richard Malik and E Dill-Macky and Patricia H. Martin and Denise I Wigney and Doug Muir and Daria N. Love},
  journal={Journal of medical and veterinary mycology : bi-monthly publication of the International Society for Human and Animal Mycology},
  volume={33 5},
The clinical and mycological findings in 20 consecutive cases of cryptococcosis evaluated between 1981 and 1995 were analysed retrospectively. Typically, young adult dogs (median age 2 years) of either sex were affected. Dobermann Pinschers and Great Danes were significantly over-represented in relation to other breeds and crossbred dogs, and there was no trend for cryptococcosis to be acquired at a particular time of year. Cryptococcus neoformans was cultured from 18 dogs, with 16 isolates… CONTINUE READING


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