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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 31  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 75-77

Cryptococcus laurentii Fungemia

1 Department of Microbiology, GB Pant Hospital, Delhi, India
2 Department of Cardiology, GB Pant Hospital, Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
M Haider
Department of Microbiology, GB Pant Hospital, Delhi
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DOI: 10.4103/0255-0857.108731

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In the last few years there has been an increasing incidence of infection due to non-neoformans Cryptococcus spp. especially in immunocompromised host. Cryptococcus laurentii is a non-neoformans Cryptococcus which has rarely been known to cause bacteremia and pulmonary infection in humans. Here we report a case of fungemia due to Cryptococcus laurentii.


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