When is routine testing of students for coccidioidomycosis indicated in endemic areas?

Updated: Aug 27, 2019
  • Author: Duane R Hospenthal, MD, PhD, FACP, FIDSA, FASTMH; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Scholarship athletes represent a precisely defined group to calculate endemic risk for infection within a young adult population. [22] Case rates were higher for scholarship athletes in Tucson, Arizona, than for other students, highlighting the need to routinely test students for coccidioidomycosis in endemic areas.


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