[Pulmonary Aspergillosis in immunocompetent patient].

[Pulmonary Aspergillosis in immunocompetent patient].

Rev Med Suisse. 2019 Oct 09;15(666):1795-1801

Authors: Grandmaison G, Dumont P, Erard V

Aspergillus is a group of molds which is found everywhere worldwide, exposition of human being is common. Most of immunocompetent people do not develop disease caused by Aspergillus. However, diseases in different forms may occur in certain conditions in immunocompetent patient. These diseases include hypersensitivity reactions, like allergic broncho-pulmonary aspergillosis, or infectious process like chronic pulmonary aspergillosis or invasive pulmonary aspergillosis. This article reviewed the clinical features of these diseases and the current available diagnostic techniques.

PMID: 31599520 [PubMed – in process]

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