Outbreak of histoplasmosis among cavers attending the National Speleological Society Annual Convention, Texas, 1994.

@article{Ashford1999OutbreakOH,
  title={Outbreak of histoplasmosis among cavers attending the National Speleological Society Annual Convention, Texas, 1994.},
  author={David A. Ashford and Rana A. Hajjeh and Michael F. Kelley and L{\'e}o Kaufman and Lori Hutwagner and Michael M. McNeil},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={1999},
  volume={60 6},
  pages={899-903}
}
In June 1994, 18 people developed serologically confirmed histoplasmosis following cave exploration associated with the annual National Speleological Society Convention in Bracketville, Texas. Six others had an undiagnosed illness suspected to be histoplasmosis. Two persons were hospitalized. We conducted a survey of convention attendees and a nested case… CONTINUE READING