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Fungal CNS Infections 01

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Created on Sunday, October 14 2007 by jdmiles

Last modified on Friday, October 20 2017.

Which of the following fungi is commonly seen primarily in the San Joaquin Valley?

 
        A) Cryptococcus
 
        B) Coccidiomycosis
 
        C) Histoplasmosis
 
        D) Mucor
 
        E) Aspergilus
 

 


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A) Cryptococcus

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Coccidiomycosis is commonly seen in the San Joaquin Valley.
Cryptococcus is fairly ubiquitous.  (See References)

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B) Coccidiomycosis

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Coccidiomycosis is commonly seen in the San Joaquin Valley.

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The San Joaquin Valley.
  (See References)

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C) Histoplasmosis

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Coccidiomycosis is commonly seen in the San Joaquin Valley.
Histoplasmosis is commonly seen primarily in the Ohio River Valley.  (See References)

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D) Mucor

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Coccidiomycosis is commonly seen in the San Joaquin Valley.
Mucor is fairly ubiquitous.  (See References)

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E) Aspergilus

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Coccidiomycosis is commonly seen in the San Joaquin Valley.
Aspergilus is fairly ubiquitous.  (See References)

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References:

1. Madhuri, B., Manjari, T., and Verma, A. Infections of the Nervous System: Fungal Infections. In Bradley, W.G., Daroff, R.B., Fenichel, G.M., and Jankovic, J. (Eds.). Neurology in Clinical Practice, Fourth Edition. Butterworth Heinemann, Philadelphia, pp. 1545-1554. (ISBN:0750674695).Advertising:
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Fungal CNS Infections 01
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