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Histoplasmosis. Experience during outbreaks in Indianapolis and review of the literature






Medicine 76(5): 339-354

Histoplasmosis. Experience during outbreaks in Indianapolis and review of the literature

Histoplasma capsulatum infections are reviewed including experience gained during recurring outbreaks in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, since 1978.


Accession: 003161290

PMID: 9352737

DOI: 10.1097/00005792-199709000-00002



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