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Coccidioidomycosis

"Coccidioidomycosis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Infection with a fungus of the genus COCCIDIOIDES, endemic to the SOUTHWESTERN UNITED STATES. It is sometimes called valley fever but should not be confused with RIFT VALLEY FEVER. Infection is caused by inhalation of airborne, fungal particles known as arthroconidia, a form of FUNGAL SPORES. A primary form is an acute, benign, self-limited respiratory infection. A secondary form is a virulent, severe, chronic, progressive granulomatous disease with systemic involvement. It can be detected by use of COCCIDIOIDIN.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Coccidioidomycosis" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Coccidioidomycosis" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 16 publications over 12 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2007 and 2011 and 2013 and 2017
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