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Coccidioidomycosis is an endemic disease of the arid zones of America. Two species of this genus have been identified: Coccidioides immitis and Coccidioides posadasii. The variety of susceptible species, including humans, makes its diagnosis highly relevant. This disease does not have a specific...

Author(s)
Martínez Cepeda, G. E.; Revelo Ruales, A. P.
Publisher
Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad Nacional de la Plata, La Plata, Argentina
Citation
Analecta Veterinaria, 2018, 38, 1, pp 33-44
Abstract

Background - Coccidioidomycosis is a fungal disease caused by the dimorphic saprophytic fungus Coccidioides immitis or C. posadasii. Primary pulmonary infection can disseminate to cutaneous and subcutaneous tissues, or less commonly direct cutaneous inoculation may occur. Hypothesis/Objectives - To ...

Author(s)
Simões, D. M.; Dial, S. M.; Coyner, K. S.; Schick, A. E.; Lewis, T. P., II
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Dermatology, 2016, 27, 5, pp e87
Abstract

A 9-year-old female spayed Domestic Medium Hair cat presented to the referring veterinarian with a 2-week history of sneezing, which progressed to swelling over the nasal planum. The cat had been under veterinary care for inflammatory bowel disease and had been treated with 1.25 mg/kg prednisolone...

Author(s)
Lamm, C. G.; Grune, S. C.; Estrada, M. M.; McIlwain, M. B.; Leutenegger, C. M.
Publisher
American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Davis, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, 2013, 25, 5, pp 596-598
Abstract

The dimorphic fungi Coccidioides immitis and Coccidioides posadasii are the causative agents of coccidioidomycosis. Dogs and cats residing in and visiting endemic areas are at risk of exposure to infectious arthrospores. The primary infection is pulmonary and frequently results in chronic cough....

Author(s)
Graupmann-Kuzma, A.; Valentine, B. A.; Shubitz, L. F.; Dial, S. M.; Watrous, B.; Tornquist, S. J.
Publisher
American Animal Hospital Association, Denver, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association, 2008, 44, 5, pp 226-235
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Author(s)
Palma, D.
Publisher
Educational Concepts LLC, Tulsa, USA
Citation
NAVC Clinician's Brief, 2017, No.March, pp 107-115
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Author(s)
Laste, N. J.
Publisher
Educational Concepts LLC, Tulsa, USA
Citation
NAVC Clinician's Brief, 2016, No.January, pp 65-72
Abstract

Cokeromyces recurvatus, a zygomycete, was isolated by fungal culture from the peritoneal fluid of a cat with jejunal perforation secondary to intestinal lymphosarcoma. This organism has not been recovered previously from a veterinary patient. The tissue form of C. recurvatus is morphologically...

Author(s)
Nielsen, C.; Sutton, D. A.; Matise, I.; Kirchhof, N.; Libal, M. C.
Publisher
American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Turlock, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, 2005, 17, 4, pp 372-378
Abstract

This chapter discusses the causes, risk factors, diagnosis, drug of choice, and treatment of the following intermediate mycosis: sporotrichosis, cryptococcosis, coccidioidomycosis, and blastomycosis in dogs and cats. Comments regarding patient monitoring and expected course and prognosis were also...

Author(s)
Rhodes, K. H.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Ames, USA
Citation
Blackwell's five-minute veterinary consult: clinical companion. Small animal dermatology , 2011, Ed.2, pp 283-293
Abstract

We report an unusual case of coccidioidomycosis in the arm of a veterinary assistant without pulmonary symptoms. The patient had been bitten on the hand by a cat which was later diagnosed with disseminated disease. The patient responded to fluconazole therapy and remained asymptomatic at 2 months...

Author(s)
Gaidici, A.; Saubolle, M. A.
Publisher
American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Washington, USA
Citation
Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 2009, 47, 2, pp 505-506
Abstract

This chapter covers the types of zoonoses that small animal emergency and critical care personnel may encounter in practice. Methods of transmission, prevention measures and resultant legal and public health issues are discussed.

Author(s)
Melcher, M. P.; Byers, C. G.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
Advanced monitoring and procedures for small animal emergency and critical care, 2012, pp 728-742

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