CDC Recommendation for Enhanced Surveillance of Coccidioidomycosis
Most cases of coccidioidomycosis occur in Arizona or California, so the epidemiology of this disease has been well-described for these states, but little is known about the features of cases in other states. This is why enhanced surveillance in low- and non-endemic states is necessary.
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Check out one of the best resources for Valley Fever!
Our new Tutorial for Primary Care Physicians was made to help doctors, as well as the public, better understand Valley Fever.
If you would like a physical copy, please request one by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Valley Fever Tutorial - 2015
Coccidioidomycosis Study Group (CSG)
The CSG meeting will be held on April 9th, 2016, in Fresno, CA.
For more information please visit: www.coccistudygroup.com
CSG Historical Proceedings
Welcome to the Valley Fever Center for Excellence’s official website.
Two-thirds of all U.S. Valley Fever infections are contracted in Arizona. Nationally,
Valley Fever is uncommon and considered an orphan disease. Yet it is so concentrated
in Arizona that this state needed an advocate to promote improvements in understanding,
medical care, and research about this disease. For this reason the Arizona Board
of Regents approved the proposal for the creation of the Valley Fever Center for
Excellence at the University of Arizona.
The Valley Fever Center for Excellence offers assistance to patients and owners
of companion animals who are seeking help with their Valley Fever infections. We
also offer services to health care professionals, scientists, and others interested
in learning more about this disease. If you find our work valuable, we would welcome
your financial contributions or volunteered time. More can be found by clicking
on the buttons above for these various areas.
Help us make possible a Valley Fever vaccine for dogs!
Researchers at the U of A have created a vaccine that protects mice from Valley Fever. The goal is to develop the vaccine to prevent disease in dogs. However, this requires more studies and developmental work.
Your donation will help us develop this vaccine!
Canine Vaccine Brochure
To donate, please click on the link below, and select "Valley Fever Vaccine Project" as the designation. Thank you!
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