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Fungal CNS Infections 01

Topic: Behavior

Created on Sunday, October 14 2007 by jdmiles

Last modified on Saturday, September 23 2017.

Which of the following fungi is commonly seen primarily in the Ohio and Mississippi basins?

 
        A) Blastomycosis
 
        B) Cryptococcus
 
        C) Histoplasmosis
 
        D) H. dubosisii
 
        E) Mucor
 

 


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A) Blastomycosis

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Blastomycosis is commonly seen in the Ohio and Mississippi basins.

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The Mississippi river basin.


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The Ohio river basin.
  (See References)

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B) Cryptococcus

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Blastomycosis is commonly seen in the Ohio and Mississippi basins.
Cryptococcus is fairly ubiquitous.  (See References)

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C) Histoplasmosis

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Blastomycosis is commonly seen in the Ohio and Mississippi basins.
Histoplasmosis is commonly seen primarily in the Ohio River Valley.  (See References)

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D) H. dubosisii

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Blastomycosis is commonly seen in the Ohio and Mississippi basins.
H. dubosisii is fairly ubiquitous.  (See References)

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E) Mucor

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Blastomycosis is commonly seen in the Ohio and Mississippi basins.
Mucor 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
Question ID: 10140701
Question written by J. Douglas Miles, (C) 2006-2009, all rights reserved.
Created: 10/14/2007
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