Valley fever: danger lurking in a dust cloud
David M. Ojcius: 0000-0003-1461-4495
Microbes and Infection
Coccidioides immitis and Coccidioides posadasii contribute to the development of Valley Fever. The ability of these fungal pathogens to evade the host immune system creates difficulty in recognition and treatment of this debilitating infection. In this review, we describe the current knowledge of Valley Fever and approaches to improve prevention, detection, and treatment.
Gaab, E. M.,
Bui, P. Q.,
Nobile, C. J.,
Hoyer, K. K.,
Peterson, M. W.,
Ojcius, D. M.
Valley fever: danger lurking in a dust cloud.
Microbes and Infection, 16(8), 591–600.