Epidemiologic study of bronchopulmonary mycosis in the province of cordoba, argentina

Estúdio epidemiológico para micosis bronco-pulmonares en la província de Córdoba, Argentina

An epidemiological study for histoplasmosis coccidioidomycosis and cryptococcosis made in five areas of the province of Córdoba is presented. The data obtained showed a global positivity of 41.1% for histoplasmin 26.7% for coccidioidin and 14.1% for cryptococcin. In some areas, the Rio III basin and Traslasierra, the histoplasmosis infection indexes were much higher, 53,3% and 73.1% respectively. The index of positive skin tests with Cryptococcus antigen in Traslasierra was also very high: 31.9%.

Bronchopulmonary mycosis - lung; Epidemiology

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