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Is there a valley fever type problem from any desert?

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Coccidiodomycosis

Coccidiodomycosis (valley fever, after the central valley of california) is found in the usa in the lower sonoran life zone from the central valley of california into arizona and texas then south into mexico and parts of central and south america.
It is not found in asia, africa, australia or europe unless the infection was originally acquired in an endemic area.

In brief: Coccidiodomycosis

Coccidiodomycosis (valley fever, after the central valley of california) is found in the usa in the lower sonoran life zone from the central valley of california into arizona and texas then south into mexico and parts of central and south america.
It is not found in asia, africa, australia or europe unless the infection was originally acquired in an endemic area.
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