Due to certain constituents of their cell walls, e.g. polysaccharides, peptides and proteins, fungi can act as antigens in the human body and provoke immune reactions. Whilst deep mycoses caused by dermatophytes result in immunity, superficial infections with dermatophytes or mycoses caused by yeasts or molds carry a risk of sensitization.
KeywordsCellulose Mold Pneumonia Polysaccharide Manure
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