Malassezia (Tinea versicolor and Seborrhoeic dermatitis)
Pneumocystis jirovecii (Pneumocystis pneumonia)
Coccidioidomycosis and paracoccidioidomycosis
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HIV-positive adults p. 174
stains for p. 123
Cryptococcus neoformans p. , 150
Cryptococcus neoformans is an encapsulated yeast known to cause cryptococcal meningitis. This form of meningitis is mostly seen in immunocompromised individuals such as those with HIV/AIDS, or those who have had a recent organ transplant. Cryptococcus neoformans is naturally found in soil and pigeon feces. Symptoms include headache and neck pain, nausea, photophobia, vomiting, and fever.
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