Genitourinary Coccidioidomycosis

  • Eskild A. Petersen
Part of the Current Topics in Infectious Disease book series (CTID)

Abstract

Coccidioidomycosis of the genitourinary tract occurs frequently in patients with disseminated disease. In two autopsy series, the kidneys were involved in 35 and 60% of patients with fatal dissemination. 1,2

Keywords

Urine Specimen Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Renal Transplant Patient Chronic Prostatitis Genitourinary Tract 
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