Skip directly to site content Skip directly to page options Skip directly to A-Z link Skip directly to A-Z link Skip directly to A-Z link
Volume 25, Number 3—March 2019

Utility of Whole-Genome Sequencing to Ascertain Locally Acquired Cases of Coccidioidomycosis, Washington, USA

Hanna N. OlteanComments to Author , Kizee A. Etienne, Chandler C. Roe, Lalitha Gade, Orion Z. McCotter, David M. Engelthaler, and Anastasia P. Litvintseva
Author affiliations: Washington State Department of Health, Shoreline, Washington, USA (H.N. Oltean); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (K.A. Etienne, L. Gade, O.Z. McCotter, A.P. Litvintseva); Translational Genomics Research Institute, Flagstaff, Arizona, USA (C.C. Roe, D.M. Engelthaler)

Main Article


Characteristics of 18 clinical isolates subjected to whole-genome sequencing analysis from patients with coccidioidomycosis, Washington, USA, 2014–2017*

CDC-ID Travel history of patient Coccidioides species Collection date Specimen source site Phylogenetic population
B10917 Unknown C. posadasii 2014 Sputum Non-Washington
B10918 AZ, MT, SD, OR C. posadasii 2014 Sputum Non-Washington
B11036 AZ C. posadasii 2015 Lung Non-Washington
B11034 AZ C. immitis 2014 Lung Washington
B11019 None C. immitis 2014 BAL Washington†
B11035 CA C. immitis 2015 Cerebrospinal fluid Non-Washington
B11080 Mexico, CA C. immitis 2015 Neck Non-Washington
B11198 Mexico, CA C. immitis 2015 Tissue Non-Washington
B11299 AZ C. posadasii 2015 Bronchial washings Non-Washington
B11517 CA C. immitis 2016 Throat Non-Washington
B11518 None C. immitis 2016 Testicle Washington†
B11587 CA C. immitis 2016 Tissue Non-Washington
B11863 HI, Costa Rica C. immitis 2016 Sputum Non-Washington
B11873 CA C. immitis 2016 Bronchial washings Non-Washington
B12398 None C. immitis 2016 Blood Washington
B12495 CA C. immitis 2016 Cerebrospinal fluid Non-Washington
B12496 Mexico, CA C. immitis 2016 Knee wound Non-Washington
B13956 None C. immitis 2017 BAL Washington

*BAL, bronchoalveolar lavage; CDC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; ID, identification.
†These isolates were from the same patient.

Main Article

Page created: February 19, 2019
Page updated: February 19, 2019
Page reviewed: February 19, 2019
The conclusions, findings, and opinions expressed by authors contributing to this journal do not necessarily reflect the official position of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Public Health Service, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or the authors' affiliated institutions. Use of trade names is for identification only and does not imply endorsement by any of the groups named above.