volume 20, issue 3, P621-643 2006
DOI: 10.1016/j.idc.2006.06.005
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Gregory M. Anstead, John R. Graybill

Abstract: The difficulties in managing this potentially horrific disease, with its myriad manifestations, are immense, because host factors dramatically impact outcome. Coccidioidomycosis should warrant great respect among clinicians, because, even with dramatic improvements in therapies, outcomes remain poor. Although there have been outstanding successes with these new therapies, tragic losses after years of immense patient suffering still occur. Coccidioidomycosis is a geographically restricted fungus but is one that…

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