A 3-yr-old female koala (Phascolarctos cinereus) was diagnosed with a nasal sinus granuloma caused by Cryptococcus gattii after a pre-shipment examination revealed a latex cryptococcal agglutination titer of 1:512. Successful medical and surgical treatment of the granuloma was monitored using serial latex cryptococcal agglutination titers, serum levels of antifungal drugs, and advanced imaging.
- Cryptococcus gatti
- latex cryptococcal agglutination test
- Phascolarctos cinereus
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Animal Science and Zoology