Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis

Common Name(s)

Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis

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Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics

Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics (AANMA) is the leading national non-profit organization dedicated to eliminating needless death and suffering due to asthma, allergies and related conditions through education, community outreach, advocacy and research. AANMA facilitates communication of quality information among patients, parents, physicians, community members, government and private industry through accurate guidance and clearly written resources on asthma and allergies, provided through its website, aanma.org, published reports, position statements, quarterly magazine, Allergy & Asthma Today, and monthly newsletter, The MA Report.

Last Updated: 15 Feb 2013

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Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics

Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics (AANMA) is the leading national non-profit organization dedicated to eliminating needless death and suffering due to asthma, allergies and related conditions through education, community outreach, advocacy and research. AANMA facilitates communication of quality information among patients, parents, physicians, community members, government and private industry through accurate guidance and clearly written resources on asthma and allergies, provided through its website, aanma.org, published reports, position statements, quarterly magazine, Allergy & Asthma Today, and monthly newsletter, The MA Report.

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Last Updated: 15 Feb 2013

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis" returned 96 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Development of allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis with central bronchiectasis over a 10-year period: the need to recheck allergen sensitization.
 

Author(s): Yoshiko Yoshida, Toshihiro Shirai, Masashi Mikamo, Yuichiro Shishido, Takefumi Akita, Satoru Morita, Kazuhiro Asada, Masato Fujii, Takafumi Suda

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2013 ;52(18):2135-8.

 

A 55-year-old woman visited our hospital for an investigation of central bronchiectasis, mucoid impaction and infiltrative shadows on chest CT. She had a 10-year history of bronchial asthma; however, her adherence to treatment was poor. Based on the presence of peripheral blood eosinophilia ...

Last Updated: 17 Sep 2013

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Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis with repeated isolation of nontuberculous mycobacteria.
 

Author(s): Takashi Ishiguro, Noboru Takayanagi, Yotaro Takaku, Naho Kagiyama, Yoshihiko Shimizu, Tsutomu Yanagisawa, Yoshinori Kawabata, Yutaka Sugita

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2013 ;52(15):1721-6.

 

A 68-year-old woman without asthma presented with a cough and abnormal shadows on a chest X-ray. Computed tomography showed right middle lobe atelectasis and centrilobular nodules with a tree-in-bud appearance in the other lobes. The patient's sputum repeatedly yielded positive cultures ...

Last Updated: 1 Aug 2013

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Diagnostic performance of various tests and criteria employed in allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis: a latent class analysis.
 

Author(s): Ritesh Agarwal, Dipesh Maskey, Ashutosh Nath Aggarwal, Biman Saikia, Mandeep Garg, Dheeraj Gupta, Arunaloke Chakrabarti

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The efficiency of various investigations and diagnostic criteria used in diagnosis of allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA) remain unknown, primarily because of the lack of a gold standard. Latent class analysis (LCA) can provide estimates of sensitivity and specificity in ...

Last Updated: 17 Apr 2013

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The terms "Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis" returned 5 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis presenting as chronic cough in an elderly woman without previously documented asthma.
 

Author(s): Richard Roth, Michael Schatz

Journal: Perm J. 2013 ;17(2):e103-8.

 

A nonsmoking woman in her mid-70s presents to the allergist for consultation of a chronic cough of almost 3-years' duration without a specific diagnosis as to etiology in spite of numerous diagnostic tests and therapeutic trials. This is a case report from a specialist point of view ...

Last Updated: 24 May 2013

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Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis in asthma and cystic fibrosis.
 

Author(s): Alan P Knutsen, Raymond G Slavin

Journal: Clin. Dev. Immunol.. 2011 ;2011():843763.

 

Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA) is a Th2 hypersensitivity lung disease in response to Aspergillus fumigatus that affects asthmatic and cystic fibrosis (CF) patients. Sensitization to A. fumigatus is common in both atopic asthmatic and CF patients, yet only 1-2% of asthmatic ...

Last Updated: 23 May 2011

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Immunopathogenesis of allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis in cystic fibrosis.
 

Author(s): Alan P Knutsen, Clifford Bellone, Henk Kauffman

Journal: J. Cyst. Fibros.. 2002 Jun;1(2):76-89.

 

Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA) is a hypersensitivity lung disease mediated by an allergic late-phase inflammatory response to Aspergillus fumigatus antigens. ABPA is characterized by markedly elevated Aspergillus-specific and total IgE levels and eosinophilia, and ...

Last Updated: 6 Oct 2004

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Open-label Vitamin D Trial for Patients With Cystic Fibrosis and Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Cystic Fibrosis; Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis; A. Fumigatus

 

Last Updated: 14 Oct 2010

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Mechanisms of Immune Tolerance and Inflammation in Patients With Cystic Fibrosis With ABPA
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Cystic Fibrosis; Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis

 

Last Updated: 12 Jan 2010

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Voriconazole Versus Oral Steroids in Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis

 

Last Updated: 13 May 2013

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