Accession Number : AD0779119

Title :   Occupational Fungal Allergy and Ways to Detect It,

Corporate Author : FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Personal Author(s) : Chaika,N. A. ; Yakovskaya,M. E.

Report Date : 22 APR 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 15

Abstract : The term 'fungal respiratory allergy' describes a group of illnesses which develop when the human organism is repeatedly exposed to the spores of mold fungi (Boutin). Its clinical manifestations are diverse: bronchial asthma, bronchitis, tracheal bronchitis, spastic rhinitis, allergic conjunctivitis, etc. A high degree of pollution by fungus spores of the air in industrial enterprises in which fungi are used in a technological process has been noted.

Descriptors :   *Occupational diseases, *Fungus diseases, *Industrial medicine, *Allergic diseases, Industries, Spores, Citric acid, Humans, Respiratory diseases, Industrial hygiene, USSR, Translations, Serodiagnosis, Antigens

Subject Categories : Microbiology
      Environmental Health and Safety

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE