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Top : Health : Conditions and Diseases : Infectious Diseases : Fungal : Coccidioidomycosis (12 web sites)
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Azcentral.com - Tenacious Valley Fever Runs Gamut
Explore how persons are touched by this disease. Visitors return home from the southwest and physicians are challenged to diagnose this disease.
http://www.azcentral.com/health/wellness/articles/0830valleyfever31.html?&wired

BioMed Central: Combination Therapy of Disseminated Coccidioidomycosis with Caspofungin and Fluconazole
Research article which includes a case study of an immunocompetent patient with diffuse coccidioidal pneumonia who responded to caspofungin and fluconazole therapy without experiencing any adverse effects.
http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/6/26

Budster's Information on Valley Fever
Causes, risk factors, symptoms, treatment methods, and recovery expectations.
http://members.tripod.com/~B_u_d/vf.htm

Coccidioidomycosis: A Reemerging Infectious Disease
Scientific and medical article on the disease.
http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/2/3/96-0305_article.htm

MedlinePlus: Coccidioidomycosis
Features cause, images, forms, tests, risks, symptoms, treatment, and prevention.
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001322.htm

Merck Manual: Coccidioidomycosis
Provides information on this disease caused by the fungus Coccidioides immitis, its pathophysiology, symptoms and signs, diagnosis and treatment.
http://www.merckmanuals.com/professional/infectious_diseases/fungi/coccidioidomycosis.html

Valley Fever Center for Excellence
Located in Arizona. Includes purpose, disease information, and links.
http://www.vfce.arizona.edu/

Valley Fever Connections
Provides current information for individuals and medical professionals.
http://www.valley-fever.org/

Valley Fever Survivor
Aims to educate people about the potentially debilitating consequences of this infection. Includes the founder's personal story and information on the disease, FAQ and support group.
http://www.valleyfeversurvivor.com/

Valley Fever Vaccine Project of the Americas
The disease is explained and lists information on the project to develop a vaccine. Includes information about the disease.
http://www.valleyfever.com/

Valley fever: An incurable illness in the dust
The BBC reports on Avenal, a southern California city with an epidemic of coccidioidomycosis, which also affects dogs, llamas and alpacas.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23166839

eMedicine - Coccidioidomycosis
Article by Joseph Kim, MD.
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/215978-overview