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Humidifier lung -- Acanthamoeba spp.

Humidifier lung -- Acanthamoeba spp.: Introduction

Humidifier lung -- Acanthamoeba spp.: Inhalation of humidifier vapors contaminated with a pathogen called (Acanthamoeba spp.) can cause various lung symptoms in occupational settings. 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 pathogens. 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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Humidifier lung -- Acanthamoeba spp. is available below.

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  1. Humidifier lung -- Acanthamoeba spp.: Introduction
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