Aspergillosis; Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (see Aspergillosis)

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Animals Involved

Birds and mammals

Known Distributions

Worldwide

Probable Means of Spreading

Environmental exposure (decaying vegetation or grains); infection common to people and animals, insignificant as zoonosis

Clinical Manifestations in People

Allergic respiratory signs, especially in people with certain respiratory conditions or immunodeficiencies; allergic sinusitis; pneumonia sometimes with dissemination in immunocompromised (can be fatal); chronic pulmonary disease ± aspergilloma (fungus ball); localized infections of other organs, tissues

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