Aspergillosis

  • An umbrella term for all diseases caused by the genus Aspergillus.
  • The main pathogen is the aerobic mold Aspergillus fumigatus.
  • Classification: invasive aspergillosis, chronic aspergillosis, saprophytic aspergillosis & allergic aspergillosis
  • Microscopy shows affected lung tissue with concentrically arranged fungal filaments.

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