Hours post insult
Figure 2. (A) The time course of total cell infiltration in the acute response to Aspergillus fumigatus occurring in the allergic airway. (B) Each leukocyte and macrophage population typically follows a distinct time course of recruitment during the chronic allergic response (See Color Section.)
Table 2. Manipulation of Cytokine & Chemokine Targets and their Effect Upon the Major Parameters of Fungal Asthma and ABPA Assessed in Mice
Mouse Antibody/ Prominent
Genotype Treatment Cytokine
Serum Cellular AHR IgE Recruitment
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If you suffer with asthma, you will no doubt be familiar with the uncomfortable sensations as your bronchial tubes begin to narrow and your muscles around them start to tighten. A sticky mucus known as phlegm begins to produce and increase within your bronchial tubes and you begin to wheeze, cough and struggle to breathe.