Blastomyces dermatitidis Pneumonia in an Adolescent

Dennis L. Murray, Maria J. Patterson, Corrie Naasz

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Fungal etiology as a cause of pneumonia should be considered in children and adolescents who may be part of a family or group cluster of pneumonia. Fungi should also be considered and appropriate diagnostic studies ordered in those patients who have specific factors (such as travel, recreational, or occupational exposure) for development of infections caused by fungi, such as Blastomyces, Coccidioides, or Histoplasma.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)181-184
Number of pages4
JournalClinical Microbiology Newsletter
Issue number23
StatePublished - Dec 1 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases


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