Molecular Typing of IberoAmerican Cryptococcus neoformans Isolates

  title={Molecular Typing of IberoAmerican Cryptococcus neoformans Isolates},
  author={Wieland Meyer and Alexandra Casta{\~n}eda and S Jackson and Matthew Huynh and Elizabeth Casta{\~n}eda},
  journal={Emerging Infectious Diseases},
  pages={189 - 195}
A network was established to acquire basic knowledge of Cryptococcus neoformans in IberoAmerican countries. To this effect, 340 clinical, veterinary, and environmental isolates from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela, Guatemala, and Spain were typed by using M13 polymerase chain reaction-fingerprinting and orotidine monophosphate pyrophosphorylase (URA5) gene restriction fragment length polymorphsm analysis with HhaI and Sau96I in a double digest. Both techniques… 

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