Occupational Asthma Induced by Chrysonilia sitophila in a Worker Exposed to Coffee Grounds

Clinical and Vaccine Immunology, 10/04/2010

A new case of occupational asthma caused by Chrysonilia sitophila (asexual state of Neurospora sitophila) was diagnosed by molecular identification of the mold and confirmed by skin prick test, peak expiratory flow rate measurements, and experimental immunoglobulin E analysis.

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