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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Other fungal pathogens, such as Aspergillus, have also been implicated as agents of tsunami lung; after the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and subsequent tsunami, a previously healthy near-drowning victim who later died was found to have pneumonia caused by Aspergillus fumigatus and evidence of multiorgan disseminated aspergillosis upon autopsy (5).
Impact of cyp51A mutations on the pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic properties of voriconazole in a murine model of disseminated aspergillosis.
Noskin's poster noted that the historical mortality rates after bone marrow transplantation approach 90% for pulmonary aspergillosis and invasive candidiasis and can reach 100% for disseminated aspergillosis.
Evaluation of the echinocandin antifungal MK-0991 (L-743,872): Efficacies in mouse models of disseminated aspergillosis, candidiasis, and cryptococcosis.
There is also a condition called disseminated aspergillosis, which is very rare in dogs.
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