Coccidioidomycosis masked by symptoms of end-stage liver disease in transplant candidates

M. S. Sachdev, J. E. Blair, D. C. Mulligan, S. Kusne

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Coccidioidomycosis is a common fungal infection in the southwestern United States. Two liver transplant candidates contracted coccidioidomycosis while awaiting transplantation in an endemic area, one of whom had successful transplantation despite unrecognized active mycosis. Symptoms and signs mistakenly attributed to terminal liver disease may actually be caused by coccidioidomycosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)153-155
Number of pages3
JournalTransplant Infectious Disease
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 1 2007


  • Coccidioidomycosis
  • Fungal
  • Infections
  • Liver diseases
  • Liver transplantation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Infectious Diseases
  • Transplantation


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