What is the role of sputum analysis in the workup of mold-related allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA) and allergic bronchopulmonary mycosis (ABPM)?

Updated: Sep 18, 2017
  • Author: Shih-Wen Huang, MD; Chief Editor: Harumi Jyonouchi, MD  more...
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Sputum may appear brown, orange, or gray. Hyphae of Aspergillus species or other fungi can be observed, or they grow from culture.


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