Farmer's Lung


Farmer Lung

Farmer's Lungs

Farmers Lung

Mushroom Worker Lung

Mushroom Worker's Lung

Mushroom Worker's Lungs

Mushroom Workers Lung

A form of alveolitis or pneumonitis due to an acquired hypersensitivity to inhaled antigens associated with farm environment. Antigens in the farm dust are commonly from bacteria actinomycetes (SACCHAROPOLYSPORA and THERMOACTINOMYCES), fungi, and animal proteins in the soil, straw, crops, pelts, serum, and excreta.