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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]
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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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Pulmatrix announced that the single dose escalation phase of the first-in-human study for Pulmazole- an inhaled iSPERSE formulation of the anti-fungal drug itraconazole for the treatment of allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis in patients with asthma - has commenced.
Roach will lead the clinical development of Pulmatrix's innovative inhaled drugs for serious lung diseases, including allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis and chronic obstructive lung disease.
For instance, in patients with asthma or cystic fibrosis, aspergilla can cause allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis, a hypersensitive response to fungal components.
Norman Edelman, a pulmonologist and senior consultant for scientific affairs for the American Lung Association, noted that the most frequent presentation he sees--and that very infrequently--is allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis in patients with asthma.
Leon EE, Craig TJ: Antifungals in the treatment of Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis.
Differential diagnosis is from cystic fibrosis (an inherited disorder), allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis, a fungal infection and alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency, an inherited disease seen in white population.
The topics include applying diagnostic markers to invasive aspergillosis in children, the impact of azole resistance on aspergillosis guidelines, invasive aspergillosis in the intensive care unit, using biological agents to treat fungal asthma and allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis, and immune regulation in idiopathic bronchiectasis.
Of these resistant isolates, 3 were from patients with chronic pulmonary aspergillosis and 1 was from a patient with allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (Table).
In asthmatics, moderate-to-severe central bronchiectasis affecting 3 or more lobes, bronchial wall thickening, mucoid impaction, and centrilobular lung nodules are suggestive of allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA) (Figure 2).
Based on the extensive workup, a diagnosis of allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA) was made.
1) The infection may manifest with clinically and radiologically distinct patterns including saprophytic aspergillosis (aspergilloma), allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis, semi-invasive aspergillosis, airway invasive aspergillosis and angioinvasive aspergillosis.
Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis, a complication of patients with cystic fibrosis: Report of two cases and review of the literature