Hypersensitivity pneumonitis

Academic Article


  • Chronic exposure to a broad array of antigens after workers inhale aerosolized organic dust particles from mold, animal dander, bird droppings, and chemicals, especially pesticides or herbicides, increases risk for hypersensitivity pneumonitis. Several demographic characteristics of immigrant workers in farming, poultry processing, construction, and landscaping increase this worker population's risk.
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    Digital Object Identifier (doi)

    Pubmed Id

  • 26081218
  • Author List

  • Wysong K; Phillips JA; Hammond S
  • Start Page

  • 284
  • Volume

  • 64
  • Issue

  • 6