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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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History of repeated episodes of cough and fever and the findings of the HRCT scan of chest, associated with very good response to Amphotericin B and voriconazole, were highly suggestive of invasive pulmonary aspergillosis in our case.
The development of pulmonary aspergillosis and its histologic, clinical, and radiologic manifestations.
A diagnosis of pulmonary aspergillosis was based on the following criteria: positive culture, A.
He said that the pulmonary Aspergillus is an allergic reaction to a fungus called Aspergillus's, which causes inflammation of the airways and air sacs of the lungs and it defined the Allergic Broncho Pulmonary Aspergillosis (ABPA).
On the 15th day of admission, the patient died from septic shock and respiratory failure because of pulmonary aspergillosis.
For example, several papers reported that interleukin (IL)-1, IL-15, and interferon-[gamma] could contribute to the pathogenesis in chronic cavitary pulmonary aspergillosis (CCPA) [8-10] and reduced CD40L and sCD40L, as well as increased IL-10 may compromise the immune response against aspergillus in patients with chronic necrotizing pulmonary aspergillosis (CNPA) [11].
Pulmonary aspergillosis is a diffuse infection of the lung which is usually associated with immunodepression secondary to cancer and its treatments, transplantation, human immunodeficiency virus infection, and steroid treatment as used in chronic lung diseases.
Stout, "Aspergillus niger: an unusual cause of invasive pulmonary aspergillosis," Journal of Medical Microbiology, vol.
Denning, "Underlying conditions in chronic pulmonary aspergillosis including simple aspergilloma," European Respiratory Journal, vol.
The clinical symptoms and signs associated with invasive pulmonary aspergillosis are notoriously vague.
She had a history of possible pulmonary aspergillosis based on fever and non-specific tiny pulmonary nodules in the CT scan of her chest, but with negative serum biomarkers as well as normal bronchoalveolar lavage studies.
(26) Similarly, in the neutropenic-rabbit model of invasive pulmonary aspergillosis, near-maximal antifungal activity was evident with [AMB.sub.d] at 1 mg/kg/day and [AMB.sub.lc] and [AMB.sub.l] at 5 mg/kg/day.
Pulmonary aspergillosis outbreak in rhea americana in southern Brazil.
Ash Sharma, 42, has pneumo pulmonary aspergillosis and needs daily bouts of radiotherapy.
Approximately 240,000 people in Europe and 3 million people worldwide have chronic pulmonary aspergillosis (CPA).
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