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Descriptor in English: Coccidioides
Descriptor in Spanish: Coccidioides
Descriptor in Portuguese: Coccidioides
Descriptor in French: Coccidioides
Entry term(s): Coccidioide
Coccidioides immitides
Coccidioides immitis
immitides, Coccidioides
Tree number(s): B01.300.381.230
Scope note: A mitosporic fungal genus which causes COCCIDIOIDOMYCOSIS.
Annotation: do not confuse with the sporozoon COCCIDIA; "coccidioidal" refers to COCCIDIOIDES: do not confuse with "coccidial" (refers to COCCIDIA); infection = COCCIDIOIDOMYCOSIS
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PH physiology
PY pathogenicity
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
DeCS UI: 3075
Descriptor UI: D003045
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/28
Coccidioides - Preferred
Concept UI M0004674
Scope note A mitosporic fungal genus which causes COCCIDIOIDOMYCOSIS.
Preferred term Coccidioides
Entry term(s) Coccidioide
Coccidioides immitis - Narrower
Concept UI M0425450
Scope note The sole species of COCCIDIOIDES. It can cause an acute, benign respiratory infection as well as a fatal, chronic systemic disease.
Preferred term Coccidioides immitis
Entry term(s) Coccidioides immitides
immitides, Coccidioides



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