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Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 675213, 23 pages
Review Article

Global Molecular Epidemiology of Cryptococcus neoformans and Cryptococcus gattii: An Atlas of the Molecular Types

Lab. Micologia Medica, Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche per la Salute, Università degli Studi di Milano, Via Pascal 36, 20133 Milano, Italy

Received 8 November 2012; Accepted 11 December 2012

Academic Editors: J. P. Fett, D. Liao, and A. Taylor-Robinson

Copyright © 2013 Massimo Cogliati. 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.

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