What diseases are caused by aspergillus fumigatus?

See below. There are 3 main types of diseases caused by aspergillus sp. Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis, aspergilloma and invasive pulmonary aspergillosis.

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What are aspergillus fumigatus?

Aspergillus. A common mold that sometimes has the potential to invade humans. Most likely it causes allergic symptoms but sometimes can invade lungs and the nervous system, espeically on those with reduced immune function. Read more...

What is aspergillus fumigatus? How does it make people sick?

Aspergilus. fumigatus is a fungus, present everywhere, indoors and outdoors, more in damp/humid areas, some people are allergic to its microscopic size spores, the allergic inflammation itself is what causes the problem either in the upper airways (nasal cavity and sinuses) or the lower airways (bronchi) , ranges from simple to severe inflammation with different symptoms, and isn't contagious. Read more...

What is the route of infection for aspergillus fumigatus?

Through nose/mouth. this is a ubiquitous fungus present indoors and outdoors, everybody is exposed, some people though mount an immune response against it, actually it isn't an infection, rather a colonization that leads to exaggerated immune response which gives rise to the bothersome symptoms. Read more...