Controversies in the Management of Central Nervous System Coccidioidomycosis

George R. Thompson, Neil M. Ampel, Janis E. Blair, Fariba Donovan, Joshua Fierer, John N. Galgiani, Arash Heidari, Royce Johnson, Stanley A. Shatsky, Christopher M. Uchiyama, David A. Stevens

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Central nervous system infection with Coccidioides spp. is fatal if untreated and complications occur even when therapy is directed by experienced clinicians. We convened a panel of clinicians experienced in the management of coccidioidal meningitis to summarize current controversies and provide consensus for the management of this difficult infection.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)555-559
Number of pages5
JournalClinical Infectious Diseases
Issue number4
StatePublished - Aug 15 2022


  • Coccidioides
  • Valley Fever
  • coccidioidomycosis
  • intracranial pressure
  • meningitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases


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