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Fungal CNS Infections 01

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Created on Sunday, October 14 2007 by jdmiles

Last modified on Sunday, November 19 2017.

Which of the following fungi is commonly seen primarily in the Ohio River Valley?

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

 


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A) Histoplasmosis

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Histoplasmosis is commonly seen in the Ohio River Valley.

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The Ohio river basin.
  (See References)

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B) Coccidiomycosis

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

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C) Mucor

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Histoplasmosis is commonly seen in the Ohio River Valley.
Mucor is fairly ubiquitous.  (See References)

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D) H. dubosisii

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Histoplasmosis is commonly seen in the Ohio River Valley.
H. dubosisii is fairly ubiquitous.  (See References)

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E) Blastomycosis

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