Species: Human

Sex: Female

Age: 44

Year: 2010

Country: U.S.A.

Locality: Poughkeepsie, NY

Survived?: Yes

Medical Diagnosis of Blastomycosis?: Yes

Where Caught: I believe I caught Blasto while on a layover in Detroit. I am a flight attendant and was staying at a hotel in a cluster of hotels, one of which was under complete renovations, I walked past a dump truck as they were dumping a large amount of garden mulch.

Symptoms: confusion, feeling off balance, fatigue-began to feel ill in May 2010, in Hospital for five days, went to several specialist, finally was diagnosed August 2010by dermatologist due to a lesion on wrist, forehead and nose.

Treatment: itraconozole

Cost of Treatment:

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