Cryptococcus neoformans Strains and Infection in Apparently Immunocompetent Patients, China
Jianghan Chen*, Ashok Varma†, Mara R. Diaz‡, Anastasia P. Litvintseva§, Kurt K. Wollenberg†, and Kyung J. Kwon-Chung†
Author affiliations: *Shanghai Changzheng Hospital, Shanghai, People’s Republic of China; †National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA; ‡University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA; §Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA;
Figure 5. Virulence in mice. Mice were intranasally infected with 5 × 107 yeast cells from the 3 Chinese Cryptococcus neoformans strains, CHC114, CHC193, and CHC 186, and compared with H99 and the reference strains VNI and VNII for survival.
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