SESSION TITLE: Fellow Case Report Poster - Chest Infections I
SESSION TYPE: Affiliate Case Report Poster
PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
INTRODUCTION: Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) often presents with high mortality as a late manifestation of the Blastomycosis. An initial high index of suspicion must be used to diagnose this disease in at risk populations even when chest x-ray is clear. Yeast may be isolated in body fluid or tissue specimen of other extrapulmonary organs involved.