The Valley Fever Center for Excellence is inviting dogs with no history of Valley Fever to be tested for antibodies to the fungus. Dogs with detectable antibodies will contribute larger blood samples to test successful immune responses to the disease. For more information, please read the flyer below
Dr. Galgiani presented recently at the IDSA conference, visit the Educational Videos page or click the link below.
The Cocci Study Group is now accepting abstracts for Meeting 62. For more information, click the link below.
Studies to develop a vaccine to prevent Valley Fever in dogs have made significant progress! Utilizing funds donated to the Valley Fever Vaccine Project, we have completed the first tier of protection and safety studies in mice; we are in the process of creating a second-generation mutant strain to meet regulatory requirements prior to determining that the vaccine can prevent Valley Fever in dogs.
The 7th International Coccidioidomycosis Symposium will be held August 10th - 13th, at Stanford University Medical School in Stanford, CA. Register for this highly anticipated course to reserve your spot! Also, submit your abstract for consideration to be presented at this year's meeting!
We are currently enrolling alpaca owners to participate in an anonymous online survey. The first part of the survey aims to learn more about the locations of alpaca herds, and all owners are invited to complete this section. The second part of the survey is designed to learn more about alpacas diagnosed with Valley Fever between 2005 and the present. Questions about this study can be directed to Dr. Christine Butkiewicz at firstname.lastname@example.org or 520-626-6527.
We are currently looking for dogs that have been on any formulation of itraconazole to treat Valley Fever for at least two weeks.
These new guidelines for primary care professionals include recommendations for diagnosing and managing early valley fever infections.
Medscape, LLC designates this free Online CME for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. To access the CME please click below, then register (for free) and log into Medscape.
For a directory of doctors with experience in treating valley fever, in Tucson and Phoenix, please click here:
The CSG meeting will be held August 18th-20th, 2017, in Stanford, CA.