A 28-year-old male asked:
what is the definition or description of: blastomycosis?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
Fungal infection: Blastomyces is an endemic fungus to south and central United States (found in soil) that can cause infection, especially in immunosuppressed hosts.
Answered on Jun 5, 2014
Dr. Michael Dugan answered
Specializes in Hematology
Blastomycosis is: A rare and often serious fungal infection. It typically attacks individuals whose immune system is otherwise compromised. The usual target organ for the infection is the lung.
Answered on Dec 15, 2013
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