Allergic Respiratory Responses to Fungi

  • J. H. Day
Part of the The Mycota book series (MYCOTA, volume 6)

Abstract

Inhalation exposure to fungal spores produces a series of possible adverse responses, ranging from different hypersensitivity reactions to events resulting from exposure to products emitted from the growing fungus, including mycotoxins. Any evaluation of respiratory consequences from exposure to fungi must include consideration of these different sources.

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Heparin Adenosine Flare Straw Amphotericin 

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  • J. H. Day
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  1. 1.Division of Allergy and Immunology Department of MedicineQueen’s UniversityKingstonCanada

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