Humidifier lung and humidifier fever

@article{Baur2007HumidifierLA,
  title={Humidifier lung and humidifier fever},
  author={X. Baur and J. Behr and M. Dewair and W. Ehret and G. Fruhmann and C. Vogelmeier and W. Weiss and V. Zinkernagel},
  journal={Lung},
  year={2007},
  volume={166},
  pages={113-124}
}
The aim of our study was to evaluate clinical diagnoses in symptomatic persons exposed to aerosols from humidifiers or air conditioners. In addition, we tried to identify the causative antigens. Results of clinical investigations, including inhalation challenge tests, demonstrated a typical hypersensitivity pneumonitis (humidifier lung) in 9 persons and isolated systemic symptoms without significant changes in lung function and chest x-rays (humidifier fever) in 3 persons. Microbiological… Expand
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