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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
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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People with lung diseases or weakened immune systems are at higher risk of developing Aspergillosis, according to the (https://www.cdc.gov/fungal/diseases/aspergillosis/index.html) US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Pulmatrix and Cipla Technologies, a subsidiary of Cipla Limited announced their entry into a Definitive Agreement for the co-development and commercialization of Pulmazole, an inhaled iSPERSE formulation of the anti-fungal drug itraconazole for the treatment of allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis in patients with asthma.
Keywords: Aspergillosis, Chronic granulomatous disease, Tuberculosis.
Some patients tend to get worse following surgery, with several case series reporting events such as widespread vasospasm, cerebral oedema and acute meningio-encephalitis after surgery.2,3,12 This has been postulated to be due to angio-invasiveness of the organism which leads to widespread inflammatory reactions and infarctions, consequently leading to high morbidity and mortality.1,13,14 The case-fatality ratio of patients with CNS fungal infections is high, which stands especially true for CNS aspergillosis in which the mortality for certain patient groups is reported to be as high as 100%.1,3,8,15-20
The problem comes when damp air allows mould to thrive and creates conditions for a fungal condition called Aspergillosis.
The environmental mold Aspergillus fumigatus is the primary cause of invasive aspergillosis. In patients with high-risk conditions, including stem cell and organ transplant recipients, mortality exceeds 50%.
To the Editor: Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA) is an immunological pulmonary disorder caused by hypersensitivity to Aspergillus fumigatus .
Cerebral aspergillosis, including infection of the sinuses is a serious infection and difficult to diagnose because it is usually misdiagnosed as tumor and is associated with high mortality.
Pulmonary aspergillosis is acquired by inhalation of airborne spores in the environment.