ROBERT S. ABERNATHY, M.D.
In the 20 years that have elapsed since the classic review by Martin and Smith10 focused attention on North American blastomycosis, numerous reports2, 4, 9, 11, 13, 14, 15 have indicated that blastomycotic infections are not uncommon. The frequency of occurrence of such infections has probably changed very little, but the recognition of them has been increased by several factors, important among which are the greater awareness of clinicians of fungus infections in general, a wider application by clinical diagnostic laboratories of technics for the detection of fungi in material submitted for culture, and the more frequent use of special
ABERNATHY RS. CLINICAL MANIFESTATIONS OF PULMONARY BLASTOMYCOSIS1. Ann Intern Med. 1959;51:707–727. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-51-4-707
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1959;51(4):707-727.
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