• John R. Perfect


Cryptococcus neoformans is an encapsulated yeast that causes cryptococcosis. Cryptococcosis has changed from a relatively obscure fungal pathogen that infects immunocompetent patients to a leading cause of central nervous system infection in the world’s enlarging immunocompromised populations [1–4].


Acquire Immunodeficiency Syndrome Cryptococcus Neoformans Cryptococcal Meningitis Cryptococcal Infection Molluscum Contagiosum 
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