Coccidioidomycosis in Pregnancy
Coccidioidomycosis is a serious infection in pregnancy. In endemic regions it has been reported to be the leading cause of maternal mortality.’ The first reported case was by Mendenhall in 1948.2 Since that time 69 cases have appeared in the world literature.2–11 Fifty-nine cases have had sufficient clinical details provided to preclude duplication in analysis. This chapter is based on an assessment of these 59 cases.
KeywordsEndemic Region Gravid Female Mixed Lymphocyte Culture Trimester Abortion Kern County
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