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Term:farmer's lung
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Accession:DOID:14453 term browser browse the term
Definition:A form of alveolitis or pneumonitis due to an acquired hypersensitivity to inhaled antigens associated with farm environment. Antigens in the farm dust are commonly from bacteria actinomycetes (SACCHAROPOLYSPORA and THERMOACTINOMYCES), fungi, and animal proteins in the soil, straw, crops, pelts, serum, and excreta.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: Farmer Lung;   Farmer's Lungs;   Farmers Lung
 primary_id: MESH:D005203;   RDO:0005571
 xref: GARD:6427;   NCI:C34605
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Symbol Object Name JBrowse Chr Start Stop Reference
G Il12b interleukin 12B JBrowse link 10 30,034,447 30,048,774 RGD:4145430
G Tnf tumor necrosis factor JBrowse link 20 5,189,382 5,192,000 RGD:4143375

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  disease 15619
    Occupational Diseases 111
      Agricultural Workers' Diseases 3
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  disease 15619
    disease of anatomical entity 14948
      Immune & Inflammatory Diseases 3092
        immune system disease 2518
          hypersensitivity reaction disease 1489
            allergic hypersensitivity disease 554
              Immediate Hypersensitivity 425
                respiratory allergy 362
                  extrinsic allergic alveolitis 29
                    farmer's lung 2
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