- A condition in which certain fungi infect the tissues. It most commonly affects the lungs, owing to inhalation of spores from moldy hay, and is then informally called farmer’s lung.
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- The fungi that cause this condition are blackish molds of the genus Aspergillus, phylum Ascomycota
- Rarer conditions include aspergillosis (a serious lung infection) and cryptococcal meningitis (infection causing swelling in the brain, which can be life threatening).
- Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis is most often a complication of asthma or cystic fibrosis.
- No subjects reported a history of clinically demonstrable tuberculosis or allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis as defined by the criteria of Rosenberg and colleagues.
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