Table 1.

Environmental isolates of C. neoformansvar. gattii

Isolate no.; sourceGeographical locationTree typeIsolate sourceDate (mo/yr) isolated
Bal 1 to Bal 30; tree B1a Balranald, NSW E. camaldulensis Woody debris2/1996
401 Bal 2, 402 Bal 6, 402/1, 403 Bal 8, 405 Bal 2c, 406 Bal 2d, 407 Bal 2f, 408 B1, 409 B2, 410 B5a Balranald, NSW E. camaldulensis Bark, woody debris, soil12/1989 to 1/1990
404 H22ba Hay, NSW E. camaldulensis Soil, wood nuts12/1989 to 1/1990
Ad 1 to Ad 26, tree A1a Adelaide, SA E. camaldulensis Woody debris1/1996
GC 1 to GC8, GC 10 to GC 12, GC 15 to GC 18, GC 21 to GC 30; tree GC1a Gold Coast, QLD E. tereticornis Woody debris1/1996
E 268, tree R1; E 275, tree R1; E 276, tree R2; E 278, tree R2; E 280, tree R2; E 281, tree R2; E 283, tree R3; E 286, tree R4; E 287, tree R4; E 296, tree R6; E 297, tree R6; E 306, tree R9; E 307, tree R9; E 310, tree R9; E 312, tree R10; E 316, tree R14Renmark, SA E. camaldulensis Woody debris7/1998
E 1, E 1a, E 2, and E 3; tree Stl1St Ives, Sydney, NSW A. costata Wood, detritus10/1997 to 12/1997
E 444 (1 to 6); tree Stl1St Ives, Sydney, NSW A. costata Woody debris11/1998
E 7
E 22, E 216, E 218, E 361, E 442Coffs Harbour, NSWTree perch of koalas at zoo12/1997
7/1998
9/1998
10/1998
E 71Pilliga, NSWLeaf litter1/1998
E 147Breza, NSWLeaf litter3/1998
E 238, E 383, E 388, E 389Port Macquarie, NSWTree perch or ground of koalas at zoo7/1998
10/1998
E 258Port Macquarie, NSW E. grandis Woody debris7/1998
  • a Supplied by D. Ellis and T. Pfeiffer, Mycology Unit, Women’s & Children’s Hospital, Adelaide, SA, Australia.