TITLE

histoplasmosis

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1002
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "histoplasmosis" is presented. Histoplasmosis refers to a systemic, fungal, respiratory disease caused by Histoplasma capsulatum. The reservoir of this fungus is in soil with a high organic content and undisturbed bird droppings especially that around old chicken houses, caves harboring bats, and starling, blackbird, and pigeon roosts.
ACCESSION #
21230890

 

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