Histoplasmosis in the Workplace: The Bat Droppings and Bird Manure Disease

Are you exposed to bat droppings and bird manure in your workplace? If so, you may be a at risk for a diagnosis of Histoplasmosis. Recently, I handled a case involving this disease. Histoplasmosis is an infectious disease caused by inhaling the spores of a fungus called H. capsulatum. Histoplasmosis is not contagious; it cannot be transmitted from…

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