Pathogenesis, lethality, and immunizing effect of experimental cutaneous cryptococcosis.

@article{Dykstra1978PathogenesisLA,
  title={Pathogenesis, lethality, and immunizing effect of experimental cutaneous cryptococcosis.},
  author={Mark A. Dykstra and Lawrence S. Friedman},
  journal={Infection and immunity},
  year={1978},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={
          446-55
        }
}
Mice were subcutaneously inoculated with small numbers of virulent Cryptococcus neoformans and divided into groups. Numbers of viable yeasts at the site were estimated at weekly intervals for 5 weeks on the basis of cultures of minced tissue excised from sacrificed animals. Organisms multiplied at the site for at least 4 weeks and were still detectable after the 5th week, although in reduced numbers. Agglutinins appeared within a week, but these antibodies were not detectable during the 2nd… CONTINUE READING

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