IHEM strain details

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Strain number: IHEM 4159   Add to cart
Species name: Cryptococcus gattii (Vanbreuseghem & Takashio) Kwon-Chung & Boekhout
Synonym names: Cryptococcus bacillisporus Kwon-Chung & Bennett
Cryptococcus neoformans var. gattii Vanbreuseghem & Takashio
Cryptococcus neoformans var. shanghaiensis W.Q. Liao, J.Z. Shao, S.X. Wu, J.Z. Zhang & S.Q. Li
Alternate state names: Filobasidiella bacillispora Kwon-Chung

        Alternate state synonyms:

                Filobasidiella neoformans Kwon-Chung var. bacillispora
Type of organism: Yeast
Pathogen class: H2
Name changes: Cryptococcus gattii ((Vanbreuseghem & Takashio) Kwon-Chung & Boekhout)
Acronyms: ATCC 32608, CBS 6955, DBVPG 6225, MUCL 30454, NIH 191, RV 45977
Status: type strain of Cryptococcus gattii (Vanbreuseghem & Takashio) Kwon-Chung & Boekhout
Original substratum: human cerebrospinal fluid
Pathogenicity (underlying disease): cryptococcosis
Geographic Origin: USA, California
Isolator: Kwon-Chung
History: -> 1980, RV -> 1988, IHEM
Serotype: Serotype C
Sexual state: mating type a
Literature: Mycologia 68 (1976), 942-946

Int J Syst Bacteriol 28 (1978), 618

Curr Microbiol 5 (1981), 133-138

M E Brandt, S L Bragg and R W Pinner, J Clin Microbiol 31 (1993), 2819-2823

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