What is histoplasmosis?
Histoplasmosis is a disease caused by the fungus Histoplasma capsulatum. This fungus grows in soil, especially soil contaminated with bird or bat droppings. Its symptoms vary greatly, but the disease primarily affect the lungs. Histoplasma capsulatum is found throughout the world and in the United States where this organism is more prevalent in the soil.

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1. What is histoplasmosis?
2. How histoplasmosis is spread?
3. What are the symptoms of histoplasmosis?
4. How is histoplasmosis diagnosed?
5. Is histoplasmosis treatable?
6. How can histoplasmosis be prevented?