Micropolyspora faeni Precipitating Antibodies, IgG
- Saccharopolyspora rectivirgula Antibodies
- Farmer’s Lung
- Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
Confirm the presence of precipitating antibodies to Micropolyspora faeni
Hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP), also referred to as extrinsic allergic alveolitis (EAA), is an inflammatory lung disease resulting from the inhalation and subsequent sensitization to a wide variety of inhaled organic dusts.1-5 HP is not mediated by IgE. It is associated with progressive pulmonary disability, irreversible lung damage, and mortality in some occupational settings.1-5 Patients often present with intermittent chills, fever, cough, and shortness of breath that begin four to eight hours after exposure to the offending dust.
Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube