A 40-year-old member asked:
can humans get blastomycosis from dogs?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Michael Ein answered
47 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes by dog bites: Blastomycosis is usually acquired by inhalation of conidia into the lungs. Primary cutaneous blastomycosis has occurred after accidental innoculation in the lab, at autopsy and after dog bites.
Answered on Dec 16, 2012
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