Coccidioidomycosis

(San Joaquin fever, “Valley Fever”) A coccidioidomycosis is a pulmonary or hematogenous spread disseminated disease, which is caused by the fungi posadasii Coccidioides immitis and C.. Mostly it is an acute, benign, asymptomatic or self-limited respiratory infection. The pathogen spreads occasionally and leads to focal infections in other tissues. If symptoms are present, there are symptoms of an infection of the lower respiratory tract or a nonspecific disseminated disease. The…

September 3, 2018
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