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Experimental models of cryptococcosis.

Sabiiti, W; May, RC; Pursall, ER (2011) Experimental models of cryptococcosis. International Journal of Microbiology, 2012 (626745). ISSN 1687-9198 https://doi.org/10.1155/2012/626745
SGUL Authors: Sabiiti, Wilber

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Abstract

Cryptococcosis is a life-threatening fungal disease that infects around one million people each year. Establishment and progression of disease involves a complex interplay between the fungus and a diverse range of host cell types. Over recent years, numerous cellular, tissue, and animal models have been exploited to probe this host-pathogen interaction. Here we review the range of experimental models that are available for cryptococcosis research and compare the relative advantages and limitations of the different systems.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: PMCID: PMC3189605 © 2012 Wilber Sabiiti et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Journal or Publication Title: International Journal of Microbiology
ISSN: 1687-9198
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6 October 2011Published
PubMed ID: 22007224
Web of Science ID: 22007224
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URI: http://openaccess.sgul.ac.uk/id/eprint/100795
Publisher's version: https://doi.org/10.1155/2012/626745

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