Blastomycosis

  • Alternative Names

    North American blastomycosis; Gilchrist's disease


    Prevention

    Avoiding travel to areas where the infection is known to occur may help prevent exposure to the fungus, but this may not always be possible.


    References

    Kauffman CA. Blastomycosis. In: Goldman L, Ausiello D, eds. Cecil Medicine. 23rd ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2007:chap 355.


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