Thermoactinomyces vulgaris

Thermoactinomyces vulgaris

thermophilic antigens of this and other fungi are thought to cause extrinsic allergic alveolitis (bovine farmer's lung); serum precipitins of the antigens have been found in cattle affected by the disease.
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chartarum, although precipitating antibodies were reportedly positive "only to Thermoactinomyces vulgaris.
Pulmonary and immune responses to a Thermoactinomyces vulgaris antigen respiratory sensitization in C57BL/6J mice.
In his letter referring to our recent paper in EHP(1), Sudakin points out that hypersensitivity lung diseases have been shown to be associated with exposure to thermophilic actinomycetes such as Thermoactinomyces vulgaris.