An old disease -- in new immigrants

Kemper, Carol A.
July 2011
Travel Medicine Advisor;Jul2011, Vol. 21 Issue 7, p40
The article presents a reprint of the article "An old disease: In new immigrants," by Carol A. Kemper, which appeared in the June 2011 issue of "Infectious Disease Alert." It discusses the increase of coccidioidal infection in immigrants who were exposed while vacationing or working in higher risk areas of California and Arizona. It mentions the possibility that the disease incidence may be impacted by climatic changes and increases in rainfall.


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