Biological Agents

  • Robert L. Sherwood


Pulmonary immunotoxicity from microbial exposure is increasing in many aspects of modern society and presents new challenges to health professionals. The ability of microorganisms to cause disease through non-infectious mechanisms is well known and is the focus of this Chapter. The ability of microorganisms to cause pulmonary disease through infectious mechanisms is also well known, but will not be extensively reviewed in this treatise.


Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis Trichoderma Harzianum Burkholderia Cepacia Nuclear Polyhedrosis Virus Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis 
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  • Robert L. Sherwood
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  1. 1.IIT Research InstituteChicagoUSA

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