Spore Allergen

Pithomyces sp.

Origin: Grows on dead grasses in fields and rotting vegetation. Also found in paper and on tree bark and air samples.

Health effects: Etiologic agent in immunocompromised patients. Can cause disease in animals. Allergenicity not well established.

Last Updated: 03 September 2009

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