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Bagassosis

Known as: sugar cane worker pneumonitis 
An occupational lung disorder caused by inhalation of bagasse dust. In the acute phase, it manifests as cough, dyspnea, fever, chills, and weakness… Expand
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
These diseases are virtually always characterized by mono­ nuclear cell alveolar and interstitial pulmonary infiltrates… Expand
Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
This work, designed as a reference work for pathologists, covers the whole field of lung pathology with the exception of… Expand
Highly Cited
1971
Highly Cited
1971
  • J. Lacey
  • Journal of general microbiology
  • 1971
  • Corpus ID: 22657061
SUMMARY: A new species of thermophilic monosporic actinomycete, isolated from mouldy sugar cane bagasse, is described as… Expand
1969
1969
Abstract Precipitating antibodies against extracts of crude moldy bagasse have previously been detected in the serum of patients… Expand
Review
1968
Review
1968
  • C. E. Hearn
  • British journal of industrial medicine
  • 1968
  • Corpus ID: 32587267
An epidemiological and environmental survey of 170 bagasse workers employed by a raw sugar producing company in Trinidad was… Expand
Highly Cited
1966
Highly Cited
1966
Excerpt Bagassosis is an acute respiratory disease that primarily affects workers who handle bales of "bagasse" or dried sugar… Expand
1966
1966
Excerpt The existing literature on bagassosis contains only a few incomplete studies of pulmonary function. The need for complete… Expand
Highly Cited
1965
Highly Cited
1965
Three patients had many episodes of an acute interstitial pneumonitis after exposure to pigeons which they bred as a hobby… Expand
Review
1958
Review
1958
Abstract 1.1. The historical features of bagassosis are reviewed and supplemented by previously unreported data. A case report is… Expand
1942
1942
Bagasse is the term applied to broken sugar-cane after the sugar has been extracted. This formerly waste product of the sugar… Expand