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Volume 22, Number 3—March 2016


Epidemiology of Histoplasmosis Outbreaks, United States, 1938–2013

Medscape, LLC is pleased to provide online continuing medical education (CME) for this journal article, allowing clinicians the opportunity to earn CME credit.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of Medscape, LLC and Emerging Infectious Diseases. Medscape, LLC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Medscape, LLC designates this Journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

All other clinicians completing this activity will be issued a certificate of participation. To participate in this journal CME activity: (1) review the learning objectives and author disclosures; (2) study the education content; (3) take the post-test with a 75% minimum passing score and complete the evaluation at; (4) view/print certificate.

Release date: January 10, 2016; Expiration date: January 10, 2017

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

• Identify epidemiologic features of reported US histoplasmosis outbreaks during 1938–2013, based on a literature review

• Determine risk factors associated with reported US histoplasmosis outbreaks during 1938–2013

• Describe clinical features and outcomes in reported US histoplasmosis outbreaks during 1938–2013

CME Editor

Rhonda Ray, PhD, Copyeditor, Emerging Infectious Diseases. Disclosure: Rhonda Ray, PhD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

CME Author

Laurie Barclay, MD, freelance writer and reviewer, Medscape, LLC. Disclosure: Laurie Barclay, MD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.


Disclosures: Kaitlin Benedict, MPH, and Rajal K. Mody, MD, MPH, have disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

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