HLA-DQ allele-restricted activation of nitroso sulfamethoxazole-specific CD4-positive T lymphocytes from patients with cystic fibrosis 2015-08 Ogese MO, Saide K, Faulkner L, Whitaker P, Peckham D, Alfirevic A, Baker DM, Sette A, Pirmohamed M, Park BK, Naisbitt DJ Aspergillus , a genus of spore forming fungi found worldwide, affects the respiratory tract in many ways [1, 2]. The spores of this ubiquitous mould are dispersed by wind in the atmosphere and inhalation is the primary route of access in almost all forms of aspergillosis. The spectrum of Aspergillus -associated respiratory disorders comprises three well defined clinical categories (table 1 ... Start studying Case 8 (Cystic Fibrosis, Sect. 3). Learn vocabulary, terms and more with flashcards it is estimated that . . . % of people of European descent carry at least one copy of the cystic fibrosis allele. Reduced . . . activity in patients with CF may inhibit growth of Mycobacterium tuberculosis.