Health Care Providers Review

Date: May 23, 2013 Category:

Resource Notes: Published March 2008, Mayo Clinic Proceedings

Title: Concise Review for Clinicians – Coccidioidomycosis

Author: James M. Parish, MD and Janis E. Blair, MD

Description:

On completion of this article, you should be able to (1) describe the geographic areas that have a high risk of coccidioidal infection and recognize the different clinical presentations of infection with Coccidioides species and the risk factors for disseminated disease, (2) interpret the different types of coccidioidal serologies and recognize their use in diagnosis and follow-up of patients with coccidioidomycosis, and (3) recognize different treatment options for coccidioidomycosis.