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Cryptococcus gattii

Case definition

Confirmed case

Laboratory confirmation of infection in a patient with or without clinical illness: 

  • Isolation of Cryptococcus from any body site AND
  • Confirmation of C. gattii species on isolates by restricted fragment length polymorphism (RFLP), multi-locus sequence typing (MLST) or polymerase chain reaction (PCR)
SOURCE: Cryptococcus gattii ( )
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