J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol 2018 Jan 16. Epub 2018 Jan 16.
Division of Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, University of California San Francisco, Fresno, CA.
Coccidioidomycosis causes significant morbidity in endemic areas. In the absence of sensitive diagnostic serologic testing, clinicians have increasingly relied on lung and lymph node biopsies for diagnosis. Recently, endobronchial ultrasound guided transbronchial needle aspiration (EBUS-TBNA) has been shown to be an excellent sampling method for the diagnosis and staging of lung cancers, especially when combined with endoscopic ultrasound guided fine needle aspiration (EUS-FNA). Read More