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Valley fever: finding new places for an old disease: Coccidioides immitis
found in Washington State soil associated with recent human infection.
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Malassezia infection presents with catarrhal conjunctivitis, whereas Coccidioides immitis
causes a severe necrotising granular conjunctivitis and sometimes follicular conjunctivitis.
Gene genealogies, cryptic species, and molecular evolution in the human pathogen Coccidioides immitis
and relatives (Ascomycota, Onygenales).
Most commonly non-Candidal fungi in HIV/AIDS patients include Cryptococcus neo-formans, Coccidioides immitis
The two known species, Coccidioides immitis
and Coccidioides posadasii, are identical morphologically and clinically but have distinct genetic and epidemiologic features.
Brucella canis and anaerobic bacteria also have been reported as was the infections with fungal agents-Blastomyces dermatitidis, Cryptococcus neoformans, or Coccidioides immitis
. via hematogenous spread, urethral ascent, or penetration through the scrotum with descending prostate infection from a testicular source (Klausner et al., 1995).
Coccidioidomycosis ("valley fever") is caused by inhaling spores of the soil-dwelling fungi Coccidioides immitis
or Coccidioides posadasii.
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