Table 1.

H. capsulatum isolates

IsolateaSources and Geographic origin
EH-46Histoplasmosis patient without AIDS; Guerrero, Mexico
EH-53Histoplasmosis patient without AIDS; Hidalgo, Mexico
EH-313Bat guano, Guerrero, Mexico
EH-314Cock excreta; house yard in Guerrero, Mexico
EH-315Infected adult female bat; Guerrero, Mexico
EH-316Histoplasmosis patient with AIDS; Guerrero, Mexico
EH-317Histoplasmosis patient with AIDS; Morelos, Mexico
EH-318Histoplasmosis patient with AIDS; Morelos, Mexico
EH-319Histoplasmosis patient with AIDS; Mexico City, Mexico
EH-323Histoplasmosis patient with AIDS; Hidalgo, Mexico
EH-325Histoplasmosis patient with AIDS; Chiapas, Mexico
H.1.02.WHuman histoplasmosis; Guatemala City, Guatemala
GMHuman histoplasmosis; Medellı́n, Colombia
G-186BHuman histoplasmosis; Panama
  • a Strains EH-46 through EH-315 were obtained from Laboratorio Immunologı́a de Hongos (LIH), Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Strain EH-53 is the LIH reference strain. Strain EH-313 was isolated from Juxtlahuaca cave. Strain EH-315 was obtained from an infected bat (Mormoops megalophylla), Coapala cave. Strains EH-316 through EH-325 were obtained from patients at the Instituto Nacional de la Nutrición “Salvador Zubirán.” Strain H.1.02.W was provided by H. Logemann, San Carlos University. Strain GM was provided by J. G. McEwen, Corporación para Investigaciones Biológicas. Strain G-186B was provided by G. S. Kobayashi, Washington University, St. Louis, Mo.