Thursday, February 22, 2018

Valley Fever (Coccidioidomycosis): Overview, Symptoms, Treatment

Coccidioidomycosis, also known as “valley fever” or “San Joaquin Valley fever” is a fungal disease caused by inhaling airborne spores, often in dusty areas. The spores are known as “cocciodioides immitis.” Valley fever is usually found in arid areas of Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Utah, northwestern Mexico, and Central and South America.