Histoplasmosis and penicilliosis: comparison of clinical features, laboratory findings and outcome.

@article{Mootsikapun2006HistoplasmosisAP,
  title={Histoplasmosis and penicilliosis: comparison of clinical features, laboratory findings and outcome.},
  author={Piroon Mootsikapun and Sukanya Srikulbutr},
  journal={International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases},
  year={2006},
  volume={10 1},
  pages={66-71}
}
INTRODUCTION Histoplasmosis and penicilliosis are infections caused by the dimorphic fungi, Histoplasma capsulatum and Penicillium marneffei, respectively. The aim of this study was to compare the clinical presentation, laboratory and radiologic findings and outcome of these infections at Srinagarind Hospital, Khon Kaen, Thailand. METHODS The medical records of patients who had positive cultures for Histoplasma capsulatum and Penicillium marneffei during 1996-2002 were reviewed. The data were… CONTINUE READING