Infecton resulting from inhalation or ingestion of spores of the fungus of the genus HISTOPLASMA, species H. capsulatum. It is worldwide in distribution and particularly common in the midwestern United States. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
A disease resembling kala-azar, characterized by irregular fever, emaciation, splenomegaly, and leucopenia; it is due to infection by a flagellate protozoan parasite, Histoplasma capsulatum.
Infection with Histoplasma Capsulatum.