aspergillosis

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Synonyms for aspergillosis

severe respiratory disease of birds that takes the form of an acute rapidly fatal pneumonia in young chickens and turkeys

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an opportunistic infection by a fungus of the genus Aspergillus

disease especially in agricultural workers caused by inhalation of Aspergillus spores causing lumps in skin and ears and respiratory organs

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High attenuation mucoid impaction in allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis.
The effects of antifungal therapy on severe asthma with fungal sensitization and allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis.
Increased antigen-specific Th-2 response in allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA) in patients with cystic fibrosis.
Pathologic features of allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis.
Table 28: Aspergillosis Therapeutics Market, Global, Annual Cost of Treatment, Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis ($), 2002-2010 52
Azole resistance may develop in patients with cavitary lung lesions, such as aspergilloma, or in patients with allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis who are treated with mold-active azoles, most notably, itraconazole (7,17).
Sensitization to Aspergillus antigens and occurrence of allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis in patients with asthma.
The patient had been treated with multiple courses of antibiotics for presumed community-acquired pneumonia before being determined to have allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA) by serologic and radiographic criteria.
AFS was first described by Millar et al in 1981, when they reported 5 patients with significant Type I hypersensitivity to Aspergillus and sinus pathology similar to pulmonary findings in patients with allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA).
Early diagnosis and treatment may determine whether asthma patients have mild, moderate, or severe allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA), a relatively common hypersensitivity disorder in this population, recent study findings suggest.
Prior to their report, Saferstein (4) described the case of a woman with acute bronchopulmonary aspergillosis and nasal obstruction, and Millar et al (5) reported 5 cases of sinusitis with histologic features of acute bronchopulmonary aspergillosis.
During these hospitalizations, acute allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis exacerbation was ruled out, and antimicrobial coverage targeted both S aureus and M abscessus with each organism continuing to be isolated on sputum cultures.
A normal IgE level excludes an IgE monoclonal gammopathy, hyper-IgE syndrome, and allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis.