Ecological Niche Modeling of Cryptococcus gattii in British Columbia, Canada

@inproceedings{Mak2010EcologicalNM,
  title={Ecological Niche Modeling of Cryptococcus gattii in British Columbia, Canada},
  author={Sunny Mak and B. Klinkenberg and Karen H. Bartlett and Murray W. Fyfe},
  booktitle={Environmental health perspectives},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Cryptococcus gattii emerged on Vancouver Island, British Columbia (BC), Canada, in 1999, causing human and animal illness. Environmental sampling for C.gattii in southwestern BC has isolated the fungal organism from native vegetation, soil, air, and water. OBJECTIVES Our aim was to help public health officials in BC delineate where C.gattii is currently established and forecast areas that could support C.gattii in the future. We also examined the utility of ecological niche… CONTINUE READING

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