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Histoplasmosis - acute (primary) pulmonary

  • Prevention

    Avoid contact with bird or bat droppings if you are in an area where the spore is common, especially if you have a weakened immune system.


    References

    Kauffman CA. Histoplasmosis. In: Goldman L, Ausiello D, eds. Cecil Medicine. 23rd ed. Philadelphia, PA: Saunders Elsevier; 2007:chap 353.

    Waht LJ, Freifeld AG, Kleiman MB, et al. Clinical practice guidelines for the management of patients with histoplasmosis: 2007 update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Clin Infect Dis. 2007;45(7):807-825.