An atypical case of allergic aspergillosis due to Aspergillus niger

Pamra, S.P.; Upreti, H.B.; Ray, S.N. and Shome, S.K. (1976) An atypical case of allergic aspergillosis due to Aspergillus niger. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 23 (4). pp. 182-185.

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Abstract

A case of allergic aspergillosis caused by A. niger is reported. The diagnosis was based on repeated demonstration of A. niger in the sputum and also from the bronchial aspirate; presence of specific skin sensitivity and evidence of precipitin bands in the serum of the patient against A. niger antigen; negative sensitivity and serological test against A. fumigatus and characteristic radiological features and moderate eosinophilia.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Allergic Aspergillosis, Aspergillus niger, Sputum, Bronchial Aspirate, Skin Senstivity
Subjects:Fluids and Secretions > Bodily Secretions > Sputum
Diagnosis > Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures > Skin Tests
Fungi > Mitosporic Fungi
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Respiratory Hypersensitivity > Aspergillosis, Allergic Bronchopulmonary
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
Bacterial Infections and Mycoses > Mycoses > Aspergillosis
ID Code:1608
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:18 October 2006

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