HIV/AIDS-Associated Cryptococcosis in Portugal Spanning the Pre- to Post-HAART Era: A Retrospective Assessment at the Genotypic Level Based on URA5-RFLP.
- Autores: Maduro AP, Gonçalves L, Inácio J, Martins ML, Faria NC, Teles FRR
- Ano de Publicação: 2015
- Journal: Current Microbiology
- Link: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00284-015-0873-z%20
Cryptococcosis caused by the fungus Cryptococcus neoformans is an opportunistic mycosis, infecting mainly immunodepressed individuals. Molecular epidemiology studies of cryptococcosis in Europe are limited. This paper presents a retrospective study of cryptococcosis in 105 cryptococcal isolates from two hospitals in Lisbon, Portugal, among HIV/AIDS patients, from 1991 to 2007. Among these patients, the number of […]