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Table 1 Prototypes of hypersensitivity pneumonitis according to major classes of antigens

From: Hypersensitivity pneumonitis

Class of antigens Specific antigen Disease
Bacteria Saccharopolyspora rectivirgula Farmer's lung
Fungus Trichosporon cutaneum Summer-type HP
Mycobacteria Mycobacterium avium intracellulare Hot-tub lung
Proteins Altered pigeon serum (probably IgA) Pigeon breeder's disease
Chemical products Diphenylmethane diisocyanate (MDI) MDI HP