Cryptococcus: From Human Pathogen to Model Yeast
, 2011 - Medical
- 620 pages
The full range of scientific and clinical perspectives on Cryptococcus at your fingertips.
- Covers both the Cryptococcus neoformans and Cryptococcus gattii species, examining in detail the life cycle, pathophysiology, molecular biology, genetics, genomics, epidemiology, immunology, and clinical management of this encapsulated yeast.
- Provides in-depth discussions of the 1999 Vancouver Island C. gattii outbreak that spread to the Canadian mainland and the United States, causing infections in both humans and animals.
- Discusses diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and other clinical perspectives on Cryptococcus infection
- Serves as a resource for molecular biologists, microbiologists, public health officials, epidemiologists, and infectious disease clinicians.