Agent Name

Hypersensitivity pneumonitis antigens

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Acanthamoeba castellani; Acanthamoeba polyhaga; Alternaria species; Animal proteins; Aquatic animal proteins; Aspergillus clavatus; Aspergillus fumigatus; Aspergillus niger; Aspergillus oryzae; Aspergillus species; Aureobasidium pullulans; Avian proteins; Bacillus cereus; Bacillus subtilis; Cryptostroma corticale; Cryptostroma corticale; Endotoxin; Graphium species; Klebsiella oxytoca; Merulius lacrymans; Monocillium species; Mycobacterium avium complex; Mycobacterium immunogenum; Naegleria gruberi; Paecilomyces species; Penicillium citreonigrum; Penicillium species; Penicillum casei; Penicillum frequentans; Penicillum roqueforti; Pullularia species; Rhizopus species; Silk worm larvae proteins; Thermoactinomyces candidus; Thermophilic actinomycetes; Trichosporon cutaneum; Wheat weevil (Sitophilus granarius); TDI, HDI, and MDI; Trimellitic anhydride;

Category

Plant & Animal Dusts/Aerosols

Comments

Farmer's lung, Bagassosis, Compost lung, Humidifier lung, etc.

Reference Link

Hypersensitivity pneumonitis: a comprehensive review

Exposure Assessment
Reference Link

Takes your breath away--the immunology of allergic alveolitis

Adverse Effects
Fibrogenic

Yes

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