Human penicilliosis marneffei and its relation to the bamboo rat (Rhizomys pruinosus).

@article{Deng1986HumanPM,
  title={Human penicilliosis marneffei and its relation to the bamboo rat (Rhizomys pruinosus).},
  author={Zhuolin Deng and Monica Yun and Libero Ajello},
  journal={Journal of medical and veterinary mycology : bi-monthly publication of the International Society for Human and Animal Mycology},
  year={1986},
  volume={24 5},
  pages={
          383-9
        }
}
Fourteen cases of penicilliosis marneffei occurred in persons in the Guangxi region of the People's Republic of China; the first known case of that disease had been found in Vietnamese bamboo rats (Rhizomys sinensis). A survey of the wild rats in this region was initiated to determine if any of these animals were infected by Penicillium marneffei. Although R. sinensis rats live in the study area, they are relatively rare. The only rats captured were another species of bamboo rat (R. pruinosus… CONTINUE READING
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