Which occupations pose the greatest risk for developing coccidioidomycosis?

Updated: Aug 27, 2019
  • Author: Duane R Hospenthal, MD, PhD, FACP, FIDSA, FASTMH; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Historically, people at greatest risk for contact include farmers, construction workers, and archaeologists. [16, 17] Thus, otherwise healthy persons exposed to high spore burdens have a higher likelihood of more severe disease.


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