aspergillosis


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as·per·gil·lo·sis

 (ăs′pər-jə-lō′sĭs)
n.
An infection or disease caused by fungi of the genus Aspergillus.

aspergillosis

(æˌspɜːdʒɪˈləʊsɪs)
n, pl -ses (-siːz)
(Pathology) a rare fungal infection, esp of the mucous membranes or lungs, caused by various species of Aspergillus
[C19: from New Latin, from aspergillus]

as•per•gil•lo•sis

(ˌæs pər dʒəˈloʊ sɪs)

n., pl. -ses (-sēz).
an infection or disease caused by a mold of the genus Aspergillus, characterized by granulomatous lesions, as of the lungs and skin.
[1895–1900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aspergillosis - severe respiratory disease of birds that takes the form of an acute rapidly fatal pneumonia in young chickens and turkeysaspergillosis - severe respiratory disease of birds that takes the form of an acute rapidly fatal pneumonia in young chickens and turkeys
animal disease - a disease that typically does not affect human beings
2.aspergillosis - an opportunistic infection by a fungus of the genus Aspergillus; characterized by inflammation and lesions of the ear and other organs
opportunistic infection - any infection caused by a microorganism that does not normally cause disease in humans; occurs in persons with abnormally functioning immune systems (as AIDS patients or transplant patients receiving immunosuppressive drugs)
3.aspergillosis - disease especially in agricultural workers caused by inhalation of Aspergillus spores causing lumps in skin and ears and respiratory organsaspergillosis - disease especially in agricultural workers caused by inhalation of Aspergillus spores causing lumps in skin and ears and respiratory organs
disease - an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning
Translations

as·per·gil·lo·sis

n. aspergilosis, infección producida por el hongo Aspergillus que suele afectar el oído;
acute invasive ______ invasiva aguda;
disseminated ______ diseminada.

aspergillosis

n aspergilosis f
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This report describes an unusual case of invasive aspergillosis presenting as fungal pericarditis in a patient with baseline immunosuppression complicated by pneumopericardium.
Advances against aspergillosis I; clinical science.
Based on the extensive workup, a diagnosis of allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA) was made.
The inquest heard that while Mr Meek, from Darlington, was at James Cook following the kidney transplant, he was repeatedly exposed to conditions that left him vulnerable to infection and led to him contracting fungal infection aspergillosis and potentially-deadly superbug C-Diff.
Noninvasive aspergillosis usually affects immunologically competent individuals, and depends essentially on local host conditions.