malt worker's lung


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malt worker's lung

A hypersensitivity pneumonitis typically found in agricultural workers exposed to Aspergillus clavatus spores in barley and other grains.
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malt worker's lung

an immediate, immune complex (antibody-antigen) mediated hypersensitivity pneumonitis of humans caused by inhalation of Aspergillus clavatus in moldy barley.