Induction of Protective Immunity Against Cryptococcosis

  title={Induction of Protective Immunity Against Cryptococcosis},
  author={Karen L. Wozniak and Sarah E. Hardison and Michal A Olszewski and Floyd L Wormley},
Cryptococcus neoformans, the predominant etiological agent of cryptococcosis, is an encapsulated fungal pathogen that can cause life-threatening infections of the central nervous system in immune compromised individuals resulting in high morbidity and mortality. Consequently, several studies have endeavored to understand those mechanisms that mediate resistance and susceptibility to Cryptococcus infection. In this review, we will examine the contributions of various components of the innate and… CONTINUE READING

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