December 2017

Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis

Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis   by Leon Levine, CIH   Exposure to microbial contamination may lead to health effects including hypersensitivity pneumonitis.   Hypersensitivity pneumonitis is a disease resulting from exposure to antigens which stimulate a specific immunological response. Building related antigens could originate from fungi, bacteria, or protozoa including amoebae contaminating...