Coccidioidomycosis in New York State.

@article{Chaturvedi2000CoccidioidomycosisIN,
  title={Coccidioidomycosis in New York State.},
  author={Vishnu Chaturvedi and Rama Ramani and Sally Gromadzki and B. Rodeghier and Harry Chang and Dale L. Morse},
  journal={Emerging Infectious Diseases},
  year={2000},
  volume={6},
  pages={25 - 29}
}
Coccidioidomycosis, a systemic fungal disease caused by Coccidioides immitis, is endemic in the southwestern United States and in parts of Mexico and Central and South America. Only sporadic cases have been reported in areas (including New York) where the disease is not endemic. We used hospital discharge records and state mycology laboratory data to investigate the characteristics of C. immitis infections among New York State residents. From 1992 to 1997, 161 persons had hospital discharge… CONTINUE READING
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