Risk Factors for Cryptococcus gattii Infection, British Columbia, Canada

@inproceedings{MacDougall2011RiskFF,
  title={Risk Factors for Cryptococcus gattii Infection, British Columbia, Canada},
  author={Laura MacDougall and Murray Fyfe and Marc Romney and Mike S. Starr and Eleni Galanis},
  booktitle={Emerging infectious diseases},
  year={2011}
}
To determine whether particular environmental, medical, or behavioral risk factors existed among Cryptcoccus gattii-infected persons compared with the general population, we conducted a sex-matched case-control study on a subset of case-patients in British Columbia (1999-2001). Exposures and underlying medical conditions among all case-patients (1999-2007) were also compared with results of provincial population-based surveys and studies. In case-control analyses, oral steroids (matched odds… CONTINUE READING

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