is a common type of fungus. It is found all over the world. Aspergillosis is an infection caused by this fungus. It can result in severe lung problems.
this type of infection is rare, it is more common in people with:
Most of these condition weaken the immune system. The body is less able to fight off infections.
In these cases, the fungus
can spread to other organs. This can include the eye, sinuses, and brain. It is a serious condition that requires treatment.
Another form of aspergillosis affects people with
is everywhere. High concentrations may be found in soil or compost. Mildew in bathrooms or other moist places may also contain this fungus. If you are at risk for getting aspergillus infection, try to avoid close contact with soil or compost and take steps to keep your home mildew-free.