Isolation of Cryptococcus adeliensis from clinical samples and the environment in Germany.

@article{Tintelnot2005IsolationOC,
  title={Isolation of Cryptococcus adeliensis from clinical samples and the environment in Germany.},
  author={Kathrin Tintelnot and Heidemarie Losert},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  year={2005},
  volume={43 2},
  pages={1007}
}
Rimek and colleagues (1) recently published an account of the first case of meningitis caused by Cryptococcus adeliensis in a German patient with acute myeloid leukemia. C. adeliensis was previously described as a new cryptococcal species isolated from algae in Antarctica (2). In the context of an excursion aimed at getting some information about the occurrence of different genotypes of C. neoformans in Germany, bird droppings from various German areas were cultured on Sabouraud glucose agar… CONTINUE READING
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