Locality: Fort Frances, Ontario
Medical Diagnosis of Blastomycosis?: Yes
Where Caught: On lake shore of Rainy Lake, on an island on Rainy Lake or on the mainland surrounding Rainy Lake,
short of breath
hurt to breathe
hurt all over body
Cost of Treatment: $3000 to $4000 but not known how long treatment may last
Additional Comments: Rachel was dx with pneumonia and treated for same for two weeks. My daughter kept asking from day one that Rachel be screened for blasto. The chest x-ray showed involvment of the whole lower left lobe and the middle lobe of the right lung.