Allergic bronchopulmonary curvulariosis

J. M. Halwig, D. A. Brueske, P. A. Greenberger, R. B. Dreisin, H. M. Sommers

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Abstract

A patients with clinical and roentgenographic findings suggestive of allergic bronchopulmonary disease who presented with recurrent pulmonary infiltrates with peripheral eosinophilia was identified. Sputum cultures were positive for Curvularia lunata. Total serum IgE was elevated, and intracutaneous skin testing with C. lunata was positive. Serum precipitins against C. lunata were present with specific IgE and IgG antibody indexes elevated. These studies provide further Immunologic characterization of this uncommon disorder.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)186-188
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Review of Respiratory Disease
Volume132
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1985

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine

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