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Valley Fever is a disease caused by a fungus (or mold) called Coccidioides. The fungi live in the soil of dry areas like the southwestern U.S. You get it from inhaling the spores of the fungus. The infection cannot spread from person to person.

Anyone can get Valley Fever. But it's most common among older adults, especially those 60 and older. People who have recently moved to an area where it occurs are at highest risk for infection. Other people at higher risk include

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Histopathology of coccidioidomycosis
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  1. Valley Fever (National Library of Medicine)  
    Valley Fever is a disease caused by a fungus (or mold) called Coccidioides. The fungi live in the ... spread from person to person. Anyone can get Valley Fever. But it's most common among older adults, especially ...
  2. San Joaquin Valley fever; Coccidioidomycosis ... Valley fever is a fungal infection most commonly seen in the desert regions of the southwestern United States, ...
  3. Fungal Pneumonia: A Silent Epidemic Coccidioidomycosis (Valley Fever) (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) - PDF  
    ... 000 Number of reported cases Number of US valley fever cases, 1995-2011 An estimated 150,000 more ... 1 Coccidioidomycosis, a fungal disease called “cocci” or “valley fever,” is a major cause of community-acquired pneumonia ...
  4. Rift Valley Fever (RVF) (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... RVF outbreak occurred in animals and humans. Rift Valley Fever (RVF) Topics Transmission How do people get Rift Valley Fever? Signs and Symptoms What are the signs and ...
  5. Coccidioidomycosis (Valley Fever): Risk and Prevention (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
  6. Symptoms of Coccidioidomycosis (Valley Fever) (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
  7. Coccidioidomycosis (Valley Fever) Statistics (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
  8. Treatment and Outcomes for Coccidioidomycosis (Valley Fever) (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
  9. Valley Fever (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)  
  10. Ohio River Valley fever; Fibrosing mediastinitis
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