Serological and clinical investigation of humidifier fever.

@article{Mcsharry1987SerologicalAC,
  title={Serological and clinical investigation of humidifier fever.},
  author={Charles Mcsharry and Kenneth V. Anderson and G Boyd},
  journal={Clinical allergy},
  year={1987},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={
          15-22
        }
}
A group of nineteen normally healthy subjects in a microprocessor factory reported various degrees of work-related respiratory and systemic symptoms that in some were suggestive of humidifier fever (HF). They all had normal serology against a variety of infectious agents, but serum-precipitating antibody against antigens in the factory humidifier water was present in twelve subjects, primarily those with symptoms most in keeping with HF. There was extensive serological identity between the… CONTINUE READING

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