University of Massachusetts Medical School Faculty Publications

UMMS Affiliation

Program in Molecular Medicine; Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases Infectious Diseases and Immunology

Publication Date

12-19-2013

Document Type

Article

Subjects

Animals; Coccidioides; Coccidioidomycosis; Drug Delivery Systems; Fungal Vaccines; Humans; *Immunity, Active; Mice; Mice, Inbred BALB C; Mice, Inbred C57BL; Treatment Outcome; Vaccination; Vaccines, Live, Unattenuated

Disciplines

Bacterial Infections and Mycoses | Immunology of Infectious Disease | Immunoprophylaxis and Therapy | Respiratory Tract Diseases

Abstract

Coccidioidomycosis is a potentially life-threatening respiratory mycosis endemic to the Americas and caused by inhalation of spores produced by the molds Coccidioides immitis and C. posadasii.

Rights and Permissions

Citation: PLoS Pathog. 2013;9(12):e1003768. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1003768. Link to article on publisher's site

Comments

This is an open-access article, free of all copyright, and may be freely reproduced, distributed, transmitted, modified, built upon, or otherwise used by anyone for any lawful purpose. The work is made available under the Creative Commons CC0 public domain dedication.

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

Journal/Book/Conference Title

PLoS pathogens

PubMed ID

24367252

 
 

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