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Teodoro Carrada-Bravo
Coccidioides immitis and Coccidioides posadasii, the two recognized causes of coccidioidomicosis, may be diagnosed by direct microscopy, culture, serologic and the skin-test with mycelial coccidioidin. Identification of spherules by direct examination of secretions after addition of KOH, is more rapid and may speed diagnosis. Histopathology of infected tissue demonstrates acute and chronic granulomatous inflammation and in the section strained with hematoxylin-eosine (HE) or Grocott metamine-silver (GMS). Isolation of Coccidioides spp...
June 2014: Revista Chilena de Infectología: órgano Oficial de la Sociedad Chilena de Infectología
Manuel Torres-Nájera, Sergio de la Garza-Galván, Ricardo M Cerda-Flores, Fausto C Nocedal-Rustrián, Ana Laura Calderón-Garcidueñas
UNLABELLED: Coccidioidomycosis (CM) is primarily a lung disease. Systemic spread occurs in 1% of cases and one of its manifestation is osteoarthritis. AIM: To describe the clinical and pathological characteristics of 36 patients with osteoarthritis by Coccidioides immitis (COA). MATERIAL AND METHODS: The surgical pathology records of two medical institutions were reviewed; patients with clinical diagnosis of osteoarthritis and definitive histopathological diagnosis of COA were included in the study...
May 2006: Revista de Investigación Clínica; Organo del Hospital de Enfermedades de la Nutrición
R Negroni, A Arechavala
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January 2006: Revista Argentina de Microbiología
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