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Fungal Allergy and Allergens

  1. Robert K. Bush

Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

DOI: 10.1002/0471263397.env179

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

How to Cite

Bush, R. K. 2003. Fungal Allergy and Allergens. Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology. .

Author Information

  1. University of Wisconsin–Madison, William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, Madison, Wisconsin

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

Abstract

  • Exposure to Fungal Allergens

  • Mechanism of Fungal Allergy

  • Prevalence of Fungal Sensitivity

  • Association of the Fungal Sensitivity with Asthma

  • Role of Fungal Exposure in Acute Asthma Attacks

  • Role of Fungal Allergy in Severe and Fatal Asthma

  • Indoor Fungal Exposure and Allergic Disease

  • Purified Fungal Allergens

  • Assessment of Fungal Allergen Exposure

  • Abatement Measures to Reduce Fungal Allergen Exposure

Keywords:

  • allergens, fungal;
  • bioaerosols;
  • fungi;
  • fungi, airborne;
  • indoor exposure to fungi