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What is Mushroom Worker's lung -- Micropolyspora faeni?

What is Mushroom Worker's lung -- Micropolyspora faeni?

  • Mushroom Worker's lung -- Micropolyspora faeni: Inhalation of mushroom particles and compost contaminated with bacteria (Micropolyspora faeni) in an occupational setting can cause various lung symptoms. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the duration of the exposure. The lung symptoms result from the body's immune system reacting to exposure to the bacteria in the airborne mushroom particles. Chronic exposure can lead to progressive lung symptoms which can gradually lead to symptoms such as weight loss and eventually lung scarring and possibly even respiratory failure in severe cases. Acute exposure results in symptoms such as fever, chills, shortness of breath and body aches.

Mushroom Worker's lung -- Micropolyspora faeni: Introduction

Types of Mushroom Worker's lung -- Micropolyspora faeni:

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How serious is Mushroom Worker's lung -- Micropolyspora faeni?

Complications of Mushroom Worker's lung -- Micropolyspora faeni: see complications of Mushroom Worker's lung -- Micropolyspora faeni

What causes Mushroom Worker's lung -- Micropolyspora faeni?

Causes of Mushroom Worker's lung -- Micropolyspora faeni: see causes of Mushroom Worker's lung -- Micropolyspora faeni

What are the symptoms of Mushroom Worker's lung -- Micropolyspora faeni?

Symptoms of Mushroom Worker's lung -- Micropolyspora faeni: see symptoms of Mushroom Worker's lung -- Micropolyspora faeni

Complications of Mushroom Worker's lung -- Micropolyspora faeni: see complications of Mushroom Worker's lung -- Micropolyspora faeni

Mushroom Worker's lung -- Micropolyspora faeni: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Mushroom Worker's lung -- Micropolyspora faeni.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Mushroom Worker's lung -- Micropolyspora faeni.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Mushroom Worker's lung -- Micropolyspora faeni: Toxicologist, Occupational Medicine Physician, Pulmonologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Mushroom Worker's lung -- Micropolyspora faeni.
Treatments for Mushroom Worker's lung -- Micropolyspora faeni: see treatments for Mushroom Worker's lung -- Micropolyspora faeni

Name and Aliases of Mushroom Worker's lung -- Micropolyspora faeni

Main name of condition: Mushroom Worker's lung -- Micropolyspora faeni

Other names or spellings for Mushroom Worker's lung -- Micropolyspora faeni:

Occupational exposure [Mushroom worker's lung (Micropolyspora faeni)]

 

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