Allergic alveolitis due to herb dust exposure.

B B Mackiewicz 1, C Skórska 1, J J Dutkiewicz 1, M M Michnar 1, J J Milanowski 1, Z Z Prazmo 1, E E Krysinska-Traczyk 1, E E Cisak 1
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Ann Agric Environ Med
1999; 6 (2):
ICID: 4598
Article type: Original article
 
 
We report an episode of allergic alveolitis in a female farmer due to massive exposure to organic dust contaminated with microorganisms during threshing of herbs (thyme). The patient's medical history, the results of exposure test, inhalation challenge, and bronchoalveolar lavage suggested the diagnosis of allergic alveolitis
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