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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 817492–501 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.7.492
Published: 01 September 2019
...Alex H. Valenzuela; Erica L. Mullins; Antje Lauer Valley fever, a disease caused by the soilborne fungal pathogen Coccidioides spp., is on the rise in the southwestern United States and is suspected of expanding its habitat in response to climate change. Many people residing in endemic areas are...
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Flowchart showing, step by step, how valley fever incidence data and soil p...
Published: 01 September 2019
parameters for Coccidioides positive versus negative sites (Microsoft Excel also provides tools to perform correlations between sets of values). Figure 2. Flowchart showing, step by step, how valley fever incidence data and soil parameter information can be obtained from publicly available online sources parameters for Coccidioides positive versus negative sites (Microsoft Excel also provides tools to perform correlations between sets of values). Figure 2. Flowchart showing, step by step, how valley fever incidence data and soil parameter information can be obtained from publicly available online sources More
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Results of multiplex PCRs indicating the presence of fungi in many soil sam...
Published: 01 September 2019
Figure 6. Results of multiplex PCRs indicating the presence of fungi in many soil samples (~600 bp). The pathogen was detected in some (~220 bp). ( A ) Coccidioides immitis was detected in sample JCo. ( B ) The pathogen was detected in samples JC, PS, EJ, Nora, and KD (PC = positive control Figure 6. Results of multiplex PCRs indicating the presence of fungi in many soil samples (~600 bp). The pathogen was detected in some (~220 bp). ( A ) Coccidioides immitis was detected in sample JCo. ( B ) The pathogen was detected in samples JC, PS, EJ, Nora, and KD (PC = positive control More
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Soil sampling plan showing different soil types on the CSUB campus. The are...
Published: 01 September 2019
loam), 127 (Granoso sandy loam), 174 (Kimberlina fine sandy loam). Two lab sections participated in this exercise. Sites where the pathogen was detected via diagnostic PCR are indicated with black dots within white circles. Coccidioides immitis negative sites are denoted by white dots. Letters next loam), 127 (Granoso sandy loam), 174 (Kimberlina fine sandy loam). Two lab sections participated in this exercise. Sites where the pathogen was detected via diagnostic PCR are indicated with black dots within white circles. Coccidioides immitis negative sites are denoted by white dots. Letters next More
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 819680–685 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.9.680
Published: 01 December 2019
... Climate............................6.417-I Climate change............................1.40-I, 3.145-E, 5.308-F, 5.308-OL Coccidioides spp.............................7.492-I Coevolution............................2.127-I Cognitive-affective-behavior (CAB) WTL model...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2009; 717424–429 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/20565346
Published: 01 September 2009
... buildings, foods, or cultivated plants. Athlete's foot fungi cause discomfort, while Valley Fever fungus (Coccidioides immitis) and histoplasmosis (Histoplasmosa capsulatum) can cause life-threatening diseases. Despite their many roles in our daily lives, fungi often seem obscure and mysterious and are...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2004; 665377–382 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451693
Published: 01 May 2004
... fungus that can cause problems even in healthy indi- viduals is Coccidioides immitis which is endemic in the Southwest. The infection is called Valley Fever because it is increasingly common in the San Joaquin Valley. While cases used to be counted in the hundreds in California, they are now counted in...