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Risk for Coccidioidomycosis among Hispanic Farm Workers, California, USA, 2018

Description
Study of occupational risk factors for coccidioidomycosis (a pulmonary and systemic infection also known as Valley fever or San Joaquin Valley Fever) among Hispanic farmworkers in California. Describes the illness and analyzes data collected between June 2016 - August 2018 from patients who received serologic testing for coccidioidomycosis and questionnaire responses from 203 participants representing demographics, health history, and agricultural work history including dust exposure and work hours.
Author(s)
Stephen A. McCurdy, Catherine Portillo-Silva, Carol L. Sipan, Heejung Bang, Kirt W. Emery
Citation
Emerging Infectious Diseases, 26(7), 1430-1437
Date
07/2020
Type
Document
Organization
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Tagged as
Agricultural health and safety · Hispanic or Latino · Infectious diseases · Statistics and data · California