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  1. Aspergillus immunodiffusion test; Test for precipitating antibodies ... is examined for precipitin bands that form when Aspergillus antibodies are present.
  2. The aspergillus antigen skin test determines whether or not a person has been exposed to the mold aspergillus. It is performed by injecting an aspergillus antigen ...
  3. Aspergillosis (American Thoracic Society) - PDF  
    ... Society Aspergillosis Fungal Disease Series #4 States where aspergillus is found in the U.S. from 1865 to ... It is difficult to avoid being exposed to Aspergillus . However, if your immune system is weak, you ...
  4. ... an infection or allergic response due to the Aspergillus fungus. ... Aspergillosis is caused by a fungus ( Aspergillus ). The fungus is commonly found growing on dead leaves, stored grain, compost piles, or in other decaying vegetation. It can also be ...
  5. Aspergillomas are formed when the fungus aspergillus grows in a clump in a lung cavity, or invades previously healthy tissue, causing an abscess . Aspergillus is a common fungus. It ...
  6. Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis (Cystic Fibrosis Foundation)  
    ... for ABPA? What is allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA)? Aspergillus species is a fungus that often lives in ... CF). When people develop an allergic reaction to aspergillus, it is called Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis. ABPA affects ...
  7. Aspergillosis (American Academy of Pediatrics)  
    ... the lungs. It is caused by the fungus Aspergillus. Species of Aspergillus are found on decaying vegetation and in soil. ... in children with chronic asthma or cystic fibrosis. Aspergillus species can form fungus balls called aspergillomas. These ...
  8. Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis (ABPA) (American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology)  
    ... or hypersensitive reaction to a fungus known as Aspergillus fumigatus. This is a fungi found in the ... Although most of us are frequently exposed to Aspergillus, a reaction to it is rare in people ...
  9. Understanding Microbes in Sickness and in Health From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) - PDF  
    ... and body systems such as your nervous system. Aspergillus fumigatus fungi, for example, can cause aspergillosis, a ... their guts. (above) A photomicrograph of the fungus Aspergillus fumigatus . 8 NIAID I UNDERSTANDING MICROBES Malaria is ...
  10. Smoking Marijuana and the Lungs (American Thoracic Society) - PDF  
    ... linked to lung infections from a mold called “aspergillus” (read about Aspergillosis at http://patients.thoracic.org/ ... or take drugs that weaken the immune system. Aspergillus is present in our environment including our home ( ...
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