Exposure to outdoor fungal spores can cause acute respiratory effects in vulnerable individuals such as people with asthma, a Victorian study shows. And the finding that fungal spore counts are related to adverse effects on lung function and airway inflammation suggests they should be included in aeroallergen monitoring systems, according to Melbourne University researchers. In ...
Is it time to monitor fungal spore levels as well as pollen counts?
By Michael Woodhead
4 Sep 2019