Volume 18, Number 2—February 2012
Geographic Distribution of Endemic Fungal Infections among Older Persons, United States
|Disease||No. cases/no. cases in persons >65 y of age
||Incidence rate (95% CI)†
|1999||2000||2001||2002||2003||2004||2005||2006||2007||2008||Overall||Persons >65 y|
|Blastomycosis, n = 166/43||20/5||15/3||20/9||15/3||19/6||17/4||16/6||13/3||15/1||16/3||4.3 (2.9–5.7)||1.1 (0–2.3)|
|Coccidioidomycosis, n = 3/0||2/0||0||0||0||0||1/0||0||0||0||0||0.08 (0–0.4)||0|
|Histoplasmosis, n = 372/65||15/3||13/3||23/6||22/2||16/4||42/9||51/9||66/4||78/13||46/12||9.6 (0–20)||1.7 (0–3.5)|
*Data from Arkansas Department of Health.
†No. cases/100,000 person-years, 1999–2008.
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