Cryptococcal Pneumonia

Known as: Pulmonary cryptococcosis 
Fungal pneumonia caused by inhalation of particles of Cryptococcus. It usually occurs in immunocompromised patients such as persons with AIDS… (More)
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2012
2012
The human fungal pathogen Cryptococcus neoformans produces an enlarged "titan" cell morphology when exposed to the host pulmonary… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
Cryptococcosis is a global invasive mycosis associated with significant morbidity and mortality. These guidelines for its… (More)
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2010
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2010
Alternative macrophage activation is associated with exacerbated disease in murine models of pulmonary cryptococcosis. The… (More)
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2007
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2007
OBJECTIVES To determine the prevalence, determinants ofpositivity, and clinical utility of serum cryptococcal polysaccharide (CPS… (More)
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2007
2007
SETTING Deceased miners from South Africa whose cardiorespiratory organs were submitted for autopsy for compensation for… (More)
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2004
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2004
The major capsular polysaccharide of Cryptococcus neoformans, glucuronoxylomannan (GXM), is recognized by Toll-like receptor 2… (More)
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2003
2003
Many patients with rheumatoid arthritis are being treated with immunosuppressive regimens that include an agent directed at… (More)
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2002
Review
2002
The past two decades have witnessed an increase in serious fungal infections, without corresponding growth in available… (More)
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1995
1995
Identification of cryptococcal infection while it is still in its pulmonary phase might improve the prognosis for patients with… (More)
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1989
Highly Cited
1989
Usefulness of high-resolution computed tomography (HRCT) in locating pulmonary parenchymal disease in relation to the pulmonary… (More)
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