Spore Allergen

Ustilaginales sp.

Common Name: Smuts

Origin: Parasitic to seed and flowers of cereals and grasses.

Health effects: Due to high numbers found in air samples it should be treated as an important inhalant allergen. Can cause hay fever and asthma.

Last Updated: 20 December 2000

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