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  • Coccidioidomycosis JAMA
    An infectious fungal disease caused by the inhalation of spores of Coccidioides immitis, which are carried on windblown dust particles. The disease is endemic in hot dry regions of the Southwestern US and Central and South America, and is an opportunistic disease associated with AIDS. Also called desert fever, San Joaquin fever, valley fever. See also Fungus; Opportunistic Infection.
  • Coccidioidomycosis (Valley Fever): SFAF
    an uncommon fungal disease acquired by inhaling dust particles containing spores of Coccidioides immitis. The disease is characterized by lesions in the upper respiratory tract and lungs, and may sometimes disseminate to visceral organs, bones, skin and other tissues. Symptoms include cough, fatigue, fever and weight loss.

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