Pamela J. McShane, Author at Infectious Disease Advisor

Pamela J. McShane

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Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis

What every physician needs to know: Aspergillus fumigatus is a ubiquitous mold in the environment. Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA) is a disease that results from a hypersensitivity response to aspergillus in the airways. ABPA is part of a spectrum of respiratory disorders that can be caused by Aspergillus. First described by Hinson and colleagues in…

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