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Volume 12, Number 8—August 2006


Human and Canine Pulmonary Blastomycosis, North Carolina, 2001–2002

Pia D.M. MacDonald*†1Comments to Author , Rick L. Langley†, Susan R. Gerkin‡, Michelle R. Torok§, and J. Newton MacCormack†
Author affiliations: *Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; †North Carolina Division of Public Health, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA; ‡East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA; §University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA

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Table 2

Environmental conditions at human blastomycosis patients' homes, Duplin County, North Carolina, 2001*

Patient Proximity to nearest major stream, m Proximity to nearest minor stream, m Elevation of nearest major stream, m Elevation of nearest minor stream, m Soil type
1 4,575.21 498.07 25.48 36.65 Norfolk loamy sand
2 3,047.30 398.11 25.03 32.98 Marvin and Gritney
3 6,602.32 1,073.54 39.36 36.04 Woodington loamy fine sand
4 4,105.22 591.10 44.84 40.82 Rains fine sandy loam
5 3,541.88 767.95 44.84 39.65 Rains fine sandy loam
6 4,773.45 395.70 44.84 39.13 Goldsboro loamy sand

*Home site address was unavailable for 2 case-patients.

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1Current affiliation: University of North Carolina

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