C. gattii Infection
Cryptococcus gattii is a fungus that lives in the environment in primarily tropical and sub-tropical areas of the world but also in some temperate regions such as British Columbia and some parts of the United States. C. gattii cryptococcosis is a rare infection that people can get after breathing in the microscopic fungus. The infection can affect the lungs, central nervous system, or both.
For other fungal topics, please visit the fungal diseases homepage.
- Page last reviewed: October 18, 2018
- Page last updated: October 18, 2018
- Content source: