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  1. Mushroom worker's lung resulting from indoor cultivation of Pleurotus osteatus.

    Article - En anglais

    Indoor cultivation of oyster mushroom Pleurotus osteatus lead to an outbreak of extrinsic c allergic alveolitis in two workers.

    High titer of indirect fluorescent antibody and positive precipitins against basidiospores of P. osteatus were demonstrated in sera of the patients.

    Mushroom workers should protect themselves from the basidiospores, being aware of their pathogenicity.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Exposition professionnelle, Médecine travail, Agriculture, Poumon champignonniste, Installation intérieure, Homme, Pleurotus ostreatus, Basidiomycetes, Fungi, Thallophyta, Etude cas, Toxicité, Appareil respiratoire pathologie, Poumon pathologie, Pneumopathie interstitielle, Immunopathologie, Allergie, Maladie professionnelle

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Occupational exposure, Occupational medicine, Agriculture, Mushroom worker lung, Indoor installation, Human, Pleurotus ostreatus, Basidiomycetes, Fungi, Thallophyta, Case study, Toxicity, Respiratory disease, Lung disease, Interstitial pneumonitis, Immunopathology, Allergy, Occupational disease

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 99-0068545

    Code Inist : 002B06C02. Création : 31/05/1999.