A fungal disease caused by either Cryptococcus neoformans or Cryptococcus gattii in man, classic manifest as respiratory pneumonia following inhalation from the environment of spores. Its activation in AIDS and other immuno-suppressive illnesses is now well known. However it can affect the immuno-competent and is a common infection in other animals.
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