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Article, Chapter, or Book Title:  Cryptococcus gattii vgi in a spinner dolphin (Stenella longirostris) from Hawaii
Author(s):  Rotstein DS, West K, Levine G, et al
Year:  2010
Journal Abbrev, Book Title, or Conference:  J Zoo Wildl Me
Journal Full Name:  Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine
Volume:  41
Start Page:  181
End Page:  183
Key Words:  infection, C.gattii, Spinner dolphin, Hawaii, VGI yeast, VGII yeast, Pacific Northwest
Abstract:  This case report details the first reported infection of C. gattii in a dolphin from Hawaii. C. gattii VGI yeast were observed in multiple organs with minimal inflammation. A comparison of this case to the C. gattii VGII outbreak in animals and humans in the Pacific Northwest was also a component of the manuscript.