Treatment of Coccidioides immitis pneumonia in two horses with fluconazole

J. C. Higgins, G. S. Leith, Demosthenes Pappagianis, Nicola Pusterla

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Abstract

Pulmonary coccidioidomycosis in horses can often lead to severe systemic disease and its treatment has previously been expensive and has carried a poor prognosis. This paper describes the successful treatment of two horses with pulmonary coccidioidomycosis with a fluconazole product produced by a compounding pharmacy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)349-351
Number of pages3
JournalVeterinary Record
Volume159
Issue number11
StatePublished - Sep 9 2006

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Coccidioides immitis
Coccidioides
coccidioidomycosis
Coccidioidomycosis
fluconazole
Fluconazole
pneumonia
Horses
Pneumonia
lungs
horses
Lung
prognosis

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Treatment of Coccidioides immitis pneumonia in two horses with fluconazole. / Higgins, J. C.; Leith, G. S.; Pappagianis, Demosthenes; Pusterla, Nicola.

In: Veterinary Record, Vol. 159, No. 11, 09.09.2006, p. 349-351.

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