Coccidioidomycosis in patients who have undergone transplantation.

@article{Blair2007CoccidioidomycosisIP,
  title={Coccidioidomycosis in patients who have undergone transplantation.},
  author={Janis E. Blair},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={2007},
  volume={1111},
  pages={365-76}
}
  • Janis E. Blair
  • Published 2007 in Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
In the early years of transplantation in Arizona, coccidioidomycosis occurred in 7% to 9% of recipients, with a mortality rate as high as 72% in some cases. In current transplant programs, however, evolution of immunosuppression and institution of targeted prophylaxis have resulted in coccidioidal infection rates ranging from 1% to 2%. The clinical… CONTINUE READING