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Allergic alveolitis due to herb dust exposure.
 
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Clinic of Lung Diseases, Medical Academy, Lublin, Poland
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Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Lublin, Poland
 
Ann Agric Environ Med. 1999;6(2):167–170
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ABSTRACT:
We report an episode of allergic alveolitis in a female farmer due to massive exposure to organic dust contaminated with microorganisms during threshing of herbs (thyme). The patient's medical history, the results of exposure test, inhalation challenge, and bronchoalveolar lavage suggested the diagnosis of allergic alveolitis
CORRESPONDING AUTHOR:
Barbara Mackiewicz
Clinic of Lung Diseases, Medical Academy, Lublin, Poland
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