Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis due to Aspergillus oryzae

Chest. 1987 Feb;91(2):285-6. doi: 10.1378/chest.91.2.285.


A 19-year-old female student with allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA) due to Aspergillus oryzae is reported. This organism was used for fermentation starter to make soybean paste in her father's workshop adjacent to the home where she lived. ABPA might be considered an occupational disease in certain situations.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Aspergillosis, Allergic Bronchopulmonary / diagnostic imaging
  • Aspergillosis, Allergic Bronchopulmonary / drug therapy
  • Aspergillosis, Allergic Bronchopulmonary / microbiology*
  • Aspergillus oryzae / immunology
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Female
  • Histamine Release
  • Humans
  • Japan
  • Leukocytes / immunology
  • Occupational Diseases / diagnostic imaging
  • Occupational Diseases / drug therapy
  • Occupational Diseases / microbiology*
  • Radiography
  • Soybeans