Grocery Store Mushrooms: An Unexpected Source of Aspergillus fumigatus Exposure

N.L. Abel, E. Levetin

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University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK.


RATIONALE: Aspergillus fumigatus has well known health effects and is normally found in compost. This study was undertaken to determine if Aspergillus fumigatus spores are being dispersed in homes via store-bought mushrooms that had been grown in the compost.

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American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology
    • AAAAI 2010 (66th)