ASHTON B. TAYLOR; ALLAN K. BRINEY
During the war years coccidioidomycosis ("Valley Fever," "Desert Fever") has received rather intensive study as the result of the concentration of armed forces personnel in the endemic areas of California and the Southwest. The present paper concerns itself with observations on 43 cases of primary coccidioidomycosis seen at the Station Hospital, Williams Air Field, Chandler, Arizona during 1946 and 1947.
Since 1935 when Dickson and Gifford1, 2 pointed out that infection with Coccidioides immitis may have a mild or primary form as well as the disseminated form originally described by Posadas3 in 1892, a wealth of information has accumulated on
TAYLOR AB, BRINEY AK. OBSERVATIONS ON PRIMARY COCCIDIOIDOMYCOSIS1. Ann Intern Med. ;30:1224–1236. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-30-6-1224
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1949;30(6):1224-1236.
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