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Coccidioidomycosis during pregnancy: a review and recommendations for management.
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PMID:  21810749     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Pregnancy is an established risk factor for the development of severe and disseminated coccidioidomycosis, particularly when infection is acquired during the later stages of gestation. Although recent studies suggest that the incidence of symptomatic coccidioidomycosis during pregnancy is decreasing and that outcome has improved, management is complicated by the observations that azole antifungal agents can be teratogenic when given to some women, particularly at high doses, early in pregnancy. This article summarizes the data on these issues and offers guidance on the management of coccidioidomycosis during pregnancy.
Robert S Bercovitch; Antonino Catanzaro; Brian S Schwartz; Demosthenes Pappagianis; D Heather Watts; Neil M Ampel
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America     Volume:  53     ISSN:  1537-6591     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Infect. Dis.     Publication Date:  2011 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-08-03     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9203213     Medline TA:  Clin Infect Dis     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  363-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
University of California, San Diego, California.
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