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Coccidioidomycosis

Other Names: Valley Fever, San Joaquin Fever, Desert Rheumatism
Coccidioidomycosis is a fungal infection that is almost always acquired from the environment. It can affect many species of mammals, including humans and some reptiles.

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  • Coccidioides immitis

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