Endotoxin Contamination and Immunological Analyses of Bulk Samples from a Mushroom Farm

  • Stephen A. Olenchock
  • Daniel M. Lewis
  • James J. MarxJr.
  • Alvaro G. O’Campo
  • Gregory J. Kullman


Agricultural workers represent a major workforce in the United States and world-wide, in both developed and developing countries. Their respiratory insults are diverse, and the potential diseases cover the wide range from annoyance to debilitation. Agricultural workers, in general, are exposed to undescribed agents from the time of planting, through harvest, transport, storage, and processing of the products of agriculture.


Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis Chicken Manure Agaricus Bisporus Human Complement Cotton Dust 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stephen A. Olenchock
    • 1
  • Daniel M. Lewis
    • 1
  • James J. MarxJr.
    • 2
  • Alvaro G. O’Campo
    • 3
  • Gregory J. Kullman
    • 3
  1. 1.Immunology Section, Division of Respiratory Disease StudiesNational Institute for Occupational Safety and HealthMorgantownUSA
  2. 2.Marshfield Medical FoundationMarshfieldUSA
  3. 3.Division of Respiratory Disease StudiesNational Institute for Occupational Safety and HealthMorgantownUSA

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