New weapons in the Cryptococcus infection toolkit.

@article{TaylorSmith2016NewWI,
  title={New weapons in the Cryptococcus infection toolkit.},
  author={Leanne M Taylor-Smith and Robin C May},
  journal={Current opinion in microbiology},
  year={2016},
  volume={34},
  pages={
          67-74
        }
}
The global burden of fungal infections is unacceptably high. The human fungal pathogen Cryptococcus neoformans causes cryptococcosis and accounts for a significant proportion of this burden. Cryptococci undergo a number of elaborate interactions with their hosts, including survival and proliferation within phagocytes as well as dissemination to the central nervous system and other tissues. In this review we highlight a number of exciting recent advances in the field of cryptococcal biology. In… CONTINUE READING
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