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Risk Factors for Blastomycosis

List of Risk Factors for Blastomycosis

The list of risk factors mentioned for Blastomycosis in various sources includes:

Risk factors discussion:

Persons in areas with endemic disease with exposures to wooded sites (e.g., farmers, forestry workers, hunters, and campers). (Source: excerpt from Blastomycosis: DBMD)

About risk factors:

Risk factors for Blastomycosis are factors that do not seem to be a direct cause of the disease, but seem to be associated in some way. Having a risk factor for Blastomycosis makes the chances of getting a condition higher but does not always lead to Blastomycosis. Also, the absence of any risk factors or having a protective factor does not necessarily guard you against getting Blastomycosis. For general information and a list of risk factors, see the risk center.


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