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You want to know more about histoplasmosis.
Histoplasmosis is a disease caused by the fungus Histoplasma capsulatum. This disease primarily affects the lungs, but occasionally other organs can be affected (disseminated histoplasmosis), and it can be fatal if untreated. It can be asymptomatic, but if symptoms occur, they start within 3-17 days after exposure. Acute histoplasmosis is characterized by non-specific respiratory symptoms, cough or flu-like symptoms. The chronic histoplasmosis may show up on chest X-ray findings simmilar to those of patients that experience tuberculosis. Histoplasmosis can be diagnosed by a sample from sputum or by detecting antibodies against the fungus in the blood. It is treated with antifungal medication such as amphotericin B and itraconazole.
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