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Coccidioides immitis

Monday 29 December 2003

Coccidioides immitis is the agent of coccidioidomycosis (Valley Fever, San Joaquin Valley Fever, desert bumps, desert rheumatism or Posadas’ disease).

Links

- Tom Volk case

References

- In situ hybridization for Coccidioides immitis 5.8S ribosomal RNA sequences in formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded pulmonary specimens using a locked nucleic acid probe: a rapid means for identification in tissue sections. Montone KT, Litzky LA, Feldman MD, Peterman H, Mathis B, Baliff J, Kaiser LR, Kucharczuk J, Nachamkin I. Diagn Mol Pathol. 2010 Jun;19(2):99-104. PMID: #20502187#