• Medicine
  • Published in Pneumologia 2012

[The role of allergological tests in allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA)].

@article{Bumbcea2012TheRO,
  title={[The role of allergological tests in allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA)].},
  author={Roxana Silvia Bumbăcea and Ileana Ghiordănescu and Br{\^i}nduşa Petruţescu},
  journal={Pneumologia},
  year={2012},
  volume={61 2},
  pages={
          102-7
        }
}
Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis (ABPA) is an uncommon respiratory condition in which Asp. spp spores and mycelia inhalation trigger an immuno allergic inflammatory response in the bronchial airways. ABPA mostly develops in asthmatic and cystic fibrosis patients. The true prevalence of ABPA in not known. It is important to exclude ABPA in all asthmatics with positive skin reactivity to Aspergillus. Currently, a number of allergens from A. fumigatus have been cloned and the mRNA was… CONTINUE READING