Fungal Infections

  • Author: William G. Powderly, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 6/18/19 (What's New)

Summary

  • Penicilliosis is caused by the fungus P marneffei, endemic in Southeast Asia, especially northern Thailand and southern China
  • Elsewhere, it is typically only seen in people who have traveled to or migrated from these areas

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