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Cave-Associated Histoplasmosis—Costa Rica

JAMA. 1988;259(24):3535-3536. doi:10.1001/jama.1988.03720240009008.
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A tour member who experienced any two of the following symptoms within 30 days after returning to the United States was considered to have histoplasmosis: fever, headache, cough, dyspnea, or chest pain.


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