Approach to the solid organ transplant patient with latent infection and disease caused by Coccidioides species

Janis E. Blair

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Abstract

In this patient population, coccidioidomycosis is a serious infection deserving careful and continuous consideration. With appropriate prophylaxis strategies, providers treating patients with coccidioidal infection can minimize its rate. Future studies should address diagnostics, treatment, and prevention strategies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)415-420
Number of pages6
JournalCurrent Opinion in Infectious Diseases
Volume21
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 2008

Keywords

  • Coccidioidomycosis
  • Fungal infections
  • Organ transplantation
  • Prophylaxis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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