Species: Human

Sex: Female

Age: 14

Year: 2004

Country: Canada

Locality: Kenora

Survived?: Yes

Medical Diagnosis of Blastomycosis?: Yes

Where Caught: I caught it in my bowels...I think I got it at rushing river in kenora. I was always digging in the sand and always outside at your home in kenora.

Symptoms: -lesions (so painful, I would cry if you touched them)
-shortness of breath
-coughing alot

Treatment: antibiotics prescribed by the doctor who found the disease.

Cost of Treatment: don't remember exactly, but very expensive

Additional Comments: it took a very long time to diagnose the grandma went down to toronto for a visit with family and she came back with a cough. I ended up getting it and i was able to cough up some specimen. The doctor phoned back and told me I defiently had blasto when my pediatrican said he was 98% sure i did NOT have it....

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