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