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Cladosporium is one of the most common colonizers of dying and dead plants and also occurs in various soil types, and on food. This mold is frequently found in uncleaned refrigerators, foodstuffs, on moist window frames, in houses with poor ventilation, with straw roofs, and situated in low, damp areas. It has been isolated from fuel tanks, face creams, paints and textiles.

In the allergic population, sensitisation to moulds may vary from 5 to 30%. The wide range of allergenic proteins in C. herbarum may result in sensitisation and subsequent expression of a range of immune-related diseases. Cladosporium sensitisation is particularly associated with severe or life-threatening asthma. Upper respiratory symptoms occur with exposure to Cladosporium, but asthma symptoms are more prevalent. Cladosporium may also result in allergic bronchopulmonary cladosporiosis. Copyright Copyright © 2006 Phadia AB. Source: ImmunoCap, ImmunoCap

Basic Part Properties

Part Display Name
Cladosporium herbarum
Part Type
Component (Describes the core component or analyte measured)
Created On
Construct for LOINC Short Name
C herbarum

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Tag Language Translation
zh-CN Chinese (China) 多主枝孢
Synonyms: 草芽枝孢;草芽枝霉
fr-CA French (Canada) Cladosporium herbarum
et-EE Estonian (Estonia) Cladosporium herbarum
es-ES Spanish (Spain) Cladosporium herbaceum
it-IT Italian (Italy) Cladosporium herbarum
tr-TR Turkish (Turkey) Cladosporium herbarum
ru-RU Russian (Russian Federation) Cladosporium herbarum
nl-NL Dutch (Netherlands) Cladosporium herbarum
fr-BE French (Belgium) Cladosporium herbarum
Synonyms: m2