Cryptococcus neoformans Can Cause Life-threatening Infections (image) Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Share Print E-Mail Caption This is an India Ink examination of cerebrospinal fluid showing the encapsulated yeast Cryptococcus neoformans as it is producing meningitis. Credit John R. Perfect, Duke University Medical Center Usage Restrictions Image may be used with appropriate caption and credit. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.