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1 January 2010 Cryptococcus gattii VGI in a Spinner Dolphin (Stenella longirostris) from Hawaii
David S. Rotstein, Kristi West, Gregg Levine, Shawn R. Lockhart, Stephen Raverty, Muhammad G. Morshed, Teri Rowles
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A spinner dolphin (Stenella longirostris) was found stranded in Hawaii with cutaneous nodules and enlarged lymph nodes. Numerous Cryptococcus gattii VGI yeast were observed in multiple organs with minimal inflammation. This case represents the first reported infection of C. gattii in a dolphin from Hawaii.

David S. Rotstein, Kristi West, Gregg Levine, Shawn R. Lockhart, Stephen Raverty, Muhammad G. Morshed, and Teri Rowles "Cryptococcus gattii VGI in a Spinner Dolphin (Stenella longirostris) from Hawaii," Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 41(1), 181-183, (1 January 2010). https://doi.org/10.1638/2009-0145.1
Received: 13 July 2009; Published: 1 January 2010
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cryptococcosis
Cryptococcus gattii VGI
granulomatous
Hawaii
Stenella longirostris
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