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J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2016 Mar;5(1):89-92. doi: 10.1093/jpids/piu091. Epub 2014 Sep 15.

Coccidioidomycosis: Experience From a Children's Hospital in an Area of Endemicity.

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1
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD.
2
Division of Infectious Diseases, Children's Hospital of Los Angeles and Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles.

Abstract

The incidence of coccidioidomycosis is increasing, and published pediatric experience is limited. This study further characterizes pediatric coccidioidomycosis by describing experience with 64 patients cared for at Children's Hospital of Los Angeles over 20 years, with focus on sites of involvement and severity, as well as serologic profiles of affected children.

KEYWORDS:

disseminated coccidioidomycosis; pulmonary coccidioidomycosis

PMID:
26908496
PMCID:
PMC5125751
[Available on 2017-03-01]
DOI:
10.1093/jpids/piu091
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
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