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Why is coccidioidomycosis a fungal disease?
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In brief: It is a fungus
Coccidioides immitis is the actual name of the fungus that causes the disease coccidioidomycosis.
It is a fungal infection because it is caused by a fungus. This is just the same as why a bacterial infection or viral infection is called such.

In brief: It is a fungus
Coccidioides immitis is the actual name of the fungus that causes the disease coccidioidomycosis.
It is a fungal infection because it is caused by a fungus. This is just the same as why a bacterial infection or viral infection is called such.
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
In brief: It is
The mold form is in soil and the yeast form in people.

In brief: It is
The mold form is in soil and the yeast form in people.
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