aspergillus niger

Michael Kolotila x3887 mkolotila at necc.mass.edu
Mon Oct 21 07:55:55 EST 1996

Hi Ernest;
  Try Medical Mycology by John Rippon.  There are reports of allergic
effects of exposure to Aspergillus sp. conidia.  He would be a good place
to start.  After that a Medline search.
  Good luck.

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On Fri, 18 Oct 1996, Ernest Stracener wrote:

> Does anyone have any substantive information regarding potential health 
> effects of human exposure to spores originating from aspergillus niger?  
> I am aware of some toxigenic effects attributable to exposure to other 
> types of aspergillus (e.g. A. versicolor, A. fumigatus), but have not 
> learned of any potential effects of exposure to A. niger.
> Any response is appreciated.
> Ernest Stracener
> Industrial Hygienist

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