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Sporotrichosis (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: Charles P. Davis, MD, PhD

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, Chief Medical Editor, eMedicineHealth

Previous contributing author and editors:

Author: Kevin T Merrell, MD, PhD, Staff Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado.

Editors: Mitchell J Goldman, DO, FAAP, FAAEM, Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine, St Vincent Emergency Physicians, Inc; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Thomas Rebbecchi, MD, FAAEM, Program Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.

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Greenfield, Ronald A. "Sporotrichosis." Medscape.com. Jan. 11, 2012. <http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/228723-overview>.

Kauffman, Carol A., et al. "Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Sporotrichosis: 2007 Update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America." CID 45 Nov. 15, 2007: 1255-1265. <http://www.idsociety.org/uploadedFiles/IDSA/Guidelines-Patient_Care/PDF_Library/Sporotrichosis.pdf>.

United States. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Sporotrichosis." Mar. 15, 2012. <http://www.cdc.gov/fungal/sporotrichosis/symptoms.html>.


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