Histoplasmosis: From diagnosis to treatment

Salim Surani, Syed Anjum Khan, Reena Shah

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Histoplasmosis, also known as Darling's disease, was discovered by Samuel T. Darling in 1905. Histoplasmosis is a fungal infection caused by inhaling spores of Histoplasma capsulatum. It is found commonly in soil and certain regions of the world, such as Central and South America, Africa, Asia, and parts of the United States. This book discusses the global prevalence of histoplasmosis, its diagnosis, and the clinical, laboratory, pathological, and radiological features of histoplasmosis. In addition, it will dive into complications of histoplasmosis in specific organ systems such as pulmonary, gastroenterology, cardiac, and central nervous system, and address scenarios such as its involvement in patients with human immunodeficiency syndromes and pregnancy. Overall, this book is a complete package of what you want to know about histoplasmosis.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherNova Science Publishers, Inc.
Number of pages331
ISBN (Electronic)9798891132283
ISBN (Print)9798891131293
Publication statusPublished - 27 Nov 2023


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