What is a blastomycosis culture?

Answer 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 »

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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 »

Is blastomycosis contagious?

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 »

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 »

How to Recognize and Treat Blastomycosis?

Blastomycosis of the skinBlastomycosis is a disease caused by a fungus. The fungus is found in moistened soil enriched with decomposing organic material. The infection is distributed by the inhalin... Read More »