Community-acquired fungal diseases

george a sarosi

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Abstract

The endemic mycoses-histoplasmosis, blastomycosis, and coccidioidomycosis-pose a common problem in the differential diagnosis of the atypical pneumonia syndrome. Careful exposure-and-travel history frequently serves as a strong clue to aid diagnosis. Careful interpretation of serologic data may be useful but seldom timely. In critically ill patients, invasive diagnostic tests are frequently needed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)337-347
Number of pages11
JournalClinics in Chest Medicine
Volume12
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1991
Externally publishedYes

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