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What is aspergillosis?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Aspergillosis is an infectious fungal disease that occurs most often in the skin, ears, nasal sinuses, and lungs of people with suppressed immune systems.

There are many different kinds of aspergillosis and is most commonly found in asthmatics and people with cystic fibrosis. It can cause respiratory symptoms like coughing or wheezing and fever.

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