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Cryptococcus neoformans

• Esculin Base Medium (EBM)

• Brown Pigment produced

• Indication of phenol oxidase enzyme produced

• Exclusive property of Cryptococcus neoformans

Causes cryptococcosis, most frequently involves central nervous system.



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