Infection due to Cryptococcus neoformans of unusual morphology in a patient with AIDS.
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Jan 01, 1991
Cryptococcus neoformans with a rare morphology of hand-mirror appearance was demonstrated by direct microscopic preparation of both cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and sputum of a patient with AIDS. In addition, one to six blastoconidia were seen at the tip of a germ-tube like structure. Cr. neoformans was isolated in pure culture and the identification was confirmed by biochemical and serological tests as well as by animal pathogenicity.
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