GRAFTON TYLER BROWN, B.S., M.D., F.A.C.P.
Micro-organisms may be divided into four distinct groups, namely, the Schizomycetes or bacteria, the Hyphomycetes or molds, the Blastomycetes or yeasts, and the protozoa. The bacteria, molds, and yeasts belong to the plant kingdom, whereas the protozoa belong to the animal kingdom. Fungi, in addition to molds and yeasts, include rusts, smuts, mushrooms, etc. The molds have been classified into five families, with several hundred genera, and thousands of different species. From the viewpoint of allergy, this is a vast unexplored field, and I have selected for study those varieties which have already been reported by other investigators, and also
BROWN GT. Sensitization to Fungi. Ann Intern Med. ;6:655–671. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-6-5-655
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1932;6(5):655-671.
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