Detection of Coccidioides posadasii from xerophytic environments in Venezuela reveals risk of naturally acquired coccidioidomycosis infections

  • Adina Doyle (Contributor)
  • Marcus Teixeira (Contributor)
  • Francisco Yegres (Contributor)
  • Alexis Fernandez (Contributor)
  • Magaly Perez (Contributor)
  • Lela V. Andrews (Contributor)
  • Gerardo Santander (Contributor)
  • Primavera Alvarado (Contributor)
  • Bridget Barker (Contributor)



A wide range of mammals are susceptible to infection by the fungal species Coccidioides immitis and C. posadasii. In humans, 60% of infections are asymptomatic; however, certain patients may develop a severe and deep systemic mycosis called coccidioidom...
Date made availableDec 1 2018
Publisherfigshare Academic Research System

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