Coccidioidomycosis: Changing concepts and knowledge gaps

Neil M. Ampel

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3 Scopus citations


Although first described more than 120 years ago, much remains unknown about coccidioidomycosis. In this review, new information that has led to changing concepts will be reviewed and remaining gaps in our knowledge will be discussed. In particular, new ideas regarding ecology and epidemiology, problems and promises of diagnosis, controversies over management, and the possibility of a vaccine will be covered.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number354
Pages (from-to)1-12
Number of pages12
JournalJournal of Fungi
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 2020


  • Antifungals
  • Coccidioides
  • Coccidioidomycosis
  • Ecology
  • Vaccines

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Plant Science
  • Microbiology (medical)


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