Bird Fancier's Lung

Known as: Lung, Bird Fancier's, Bird Fancier Lung, Avian Hypersensitivity Pneumonitides 
Hypersensitivity granulomatous pneumonitis caused by the inhalation of avian antigens that are present in the dust of the droppings and feathers of… (More)
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1948-2017
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2008
2008
Bird fancier's lung (BFL) is one of the most common types of hypersensitivity pneumonitis. Nevertheless, the criteria for… (More)
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2007
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2007
Low-virulence Newcastle disease viruses (loNDV) are frequently recovered from wild bird species, but little is known about their… (More)
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2005
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2005
BACKGROUND Chronic bird fancier's lung (BFL) has often been misdiagnosed as one of the idiopathic interstitial pneumonias (IIPs… (More)
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2005
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2005
Since 1997, outbreaks of highly pathogenic (HP) H5N1 and circulation of H9N2 viruses among domestic poultry in Asia have posed a… (More)
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2004
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2004
Vertebrate eggs contain maternal steroid hormones in their yolks; and in avian species the concentration of these steroids vary… (More)
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2003
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2003
A real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) assay was developed using hydrolysis probes for the… (More)
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2003
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2003
In this study we tested the hypothesis that in a passerine bird (great tit, Parus major) individuals differing for coping… (More)
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1992
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1992
The authors treated 17 patients with achalasia by a thoracoscopic (15 patients) or laparoscopic (2 patients) Heller myotomy. All… (More)
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1978
1978
Precipitin responses to different avian serum antigens occur in bird fancier's lung (BFL) and coeliac disease. Failure to… (More)
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1975
1975
Sixteen patients with bird-fancier's lung were screened for evidence of coeliac disease by assessing their clinical features, red… (More)
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