Isolation of Cryptococcus gattii molecular type VGIII, from Corymbia ficifolia detritus in Colombia.

@article{Escandn2010IsolationOC,
  title={Isolation of Cryptococcus gattii molecular type VGIII, from Corymbia ficifolia detritus in Colombia.},
  author={Patricia Escand{\'o}n and Adriana Sanchez and Carolina Firacative and E Casta{\~n}eda},
  journal={Medical mycology},
  year={2010},
  volume={48 4},
  pages={675-8}
}
An environmental sampling survey was carried out in different areas of Bogotá, Colombia, to obtain isolates of members of the Cryptococcus neoformans/C. gattii species complex from Corymbia ficifolia trees. During a 6-month period in 2007, 128 samples consisting of bark, soil around trunk bases, detritus, seeds and flowers were collected from 91 trees and processed according to standard procedures. The molecular type was determined using URA5 restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP… CONTINUE READING

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