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Acute Pulmonary Histoplasmosis Outbreak in A Documentary Film Crew Travelling from Guatemala to Australia

St Vincent’s Pathology, St Vincent’s Hospital (Melbourne), Victoria 3065, Australia
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Trop. Med. Infect. Dis. 2019, 4(1), 25; https://doi.org/10.3390/tropicalmed4010025
Received: 16 January 2019 / Revised: 31 January 2019 / Accepted: 31 January 2019 / Published: 1 February 2019
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Travel and Tropical Medicine)
Histoplasma capsulatum is an endemic mycosis with a widespread distribution, although it is infrequently reported in travellers. In April 2018, five television crew members developed an acute febrile illness after filming a documentary about vampire bats in Guatemala. Patients developed symptoms after travelling to Australia, where they presented for medical care. View Full-Text
Keywords: histoplasmosis; travel; outbreak; Guatemala histoplasmosis; travel; outbreak; Guatemala
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Muhi, S.; Crowe, A.; Daffy, J. Acute Pulmonary Histoplasmosis Outbreak in A Documentary Film Crew Travelling from Guatemala to Australia. Trop. Med. Infect. Dis. 2019, 4, 25.

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