Coccidioides immitis

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Coccidioides immitis

[‚käk·sid·ē¦ȯi‚dēz i′mīd·əs or i′mēd·əs]
(medicine)
A mold primarily found in desert soil that converts into spherules containing endospores when growing within the body and that causes coccidioidomycosis or San Joaquin valley fever.
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We describe the use of WGST to genotypically link C.
DNA fragment libraries for each of the cluster-associated C.
The whole-genome sequence (WGS) data for each isolate was aligned to the most recent version of the C.
Both the unidentified mold, which was sent to our hospital for further identification, and a mold cultured from the previous biopsy wound at our hospital were identified as C.
Review of the patient's travel history and clinical course indicated that the C.
Although the National Committee for Clinical Laboratory Standards does not have a standard susceptibility method and MIC breakpoint of fluconazole for defining susceptibility against C.
In addition, we report results of a serologic survey of Dinosaur National Monument employees performed to assess recent exposure to C.
Acute-phase serum samples were obtained on July 1 or July 3 from persons meeting the clinical case definition and were tested for antibodies to Francisella tularensis, Yersinia pestis, Mycoplasma species, Histoplasma capsulatum, and C.
A punch biopsy of the lesion showed multinucleated giant cells and spherules with endospores consistent with C.
3] (68% lymphocytes, 14% mononuclear cells, 17% atypical lymphocytes, 15% neutrophils, and 3% eosinophils), 51 mg/dL glucose, and 11 mg/dL protein and grew C.
We used hospital discharge records and state mycology laboratory data to investigate the characteristics of C.
Hospital medical records were requested from the 16 patients with positive C.