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NIOSH 1975 May; :I-1-I-7
Hypersensitivity pneumonitis, or extrinsic allergic alveolitis, is a disease of the lungs produced by the inhalation of organic dust. A list is given of etiologic agents in hypersensitivity pneumonitis. Bagassosis is discussed as an example of hypersensitivity pneumonitis.
Respiratory-system-disorders; Allergy; Airborne-particulates; Bagasse-industry; Immunology
Occupational Medicine Symposia, Division of Occupational Health Programs, NIOSH, Rockville, Maryland, HEW Publication No. (NIOSH) 75-189
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