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Farmer's Lung MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Farmer's Lung
Tree Number(s)
C08.381.483.125.365
C08.674.055.365
C20.543.480.680.075.365
C24.080.365
Unique ID
D005203
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005203
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Mushroom Worker's Lung
Public MeSH Note
65
History Note
65(63)
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2010/06/25
Farmer's Lung Preferred
Mushroom Worker's Lung Narrower
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