Other Endemic Fungi

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  • Although not listed as AIDS-defining illnesses, patients with advanced HIV are at risk for other endemic fungi depending on which the region they live.
  • This includes Blastomycosis in the upper Midwest United States, Paracoccidioidomycosis in Central and South America, and Talaromyces (formerly Penicillium) in Southeast Asia, as well as other endemic fungi.

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  • Although not listed as AIDS-defining illnesses, patients with advanced HIV are at risk for other endemic fungi depending on which the region they live.
  • This includes Blastomycosis in the upper Midwest United States, Paracoccidioidomycosis in Central and South America, and Talaromyces (formerly Penicillium) in Southeast Asia, as well as other endemic fungi.

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