Cryptococcus gattii: An Emerging Fungal Pathogen in the Southeastern United States
The American Journal of the Medical Sciences, 06/21/2012
Sellers B et al. – The authors present a case of severe meningoencephalitis with cryptococcomas and hydrocephalus due to Cryptococcus gattii of the molecular type VGI in an otherwise healthy man native to Southwest Georgia without any history of travel. Clinicians need to be aware of this fungal emerging pathogen in the Southern United States.