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CRYPTOCOCCUS

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A capsulate yeast which can infect humans. Can give rise to a cry ptococcoma in the lung and maylead to cryptococcal meningitis. One species with two subspecies recognised, Cryptococcus neoformans neoformans in which human infection is associated with pigeon droppings and C. neoformans gattii associated with Red River Gums.

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