Coccidioidal Meningitis in New York Traced to Texas by Fungal Genomic Analysis
Clin Infect Dis
© The Author(s) 2019. Published by Oxford University Press for the Infectious Diseases Society of America. All rights reserved. For permissions, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. A child developed hydrocephalus. Sixteen months later, it was discovered to be a complication of coccidioidal meningitis. The infection's source was uncertain until genomic analysis of the fungal isolate identified its origin to be a visit to Beeville, Texas. Improved national reporting of cases of coccidioidomycosis might reduce diagnostic delays.
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