Is blastomycosis contagious?

Answer On One Hand: Blastomycosis Is Not Normally ContagiousThe disease is contracted by inhaling the spores of blastomyces dermatitidis, a type of fungus that grows underground near water sources like la... Read More »

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If a person dies of a contagious disease is corpse contagious?

Bud, the answer is sometimes yes. It depends both on the nature of of the contagious bug and the amount of time and how much drying has occurred. All contagious organisms begin to die when the in... Read More »

Fungal Blastomycosis?

Fungal blastomycosis is a potentially dangerous fungal infection that affects the lungs and skin. It can be difficult to diagnose because it is not common and presents a wide variety of symptoms de... Read More »

What is a blastomycosis culture?

A blastomycosis culture is a small portion of fungus grown out of a sample of tissue or fluid taken from a patient suspected of having blastomycosis. The culture is used as a diagnostic tool to det... Read More »

Blastomycosis Infection?

Blastomycosis, also called Gilchrist's Disease, is a rare fungal infection contracted from organic soils and wood. It initially infects the lungs, but can spread to the skin and other organs in ser... Read More »