Is Aspergillosis contagious?

Is Aspergillosis transmitted from person to person? Is Aspergillosis contagious? What are the routes of contagion? People with experience in Aspergillosis help solve this question.

Is Aspergillosis contagious?
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definitely NO

Posted Sep 11, 2017 by Michele 2656
No it is not contagious to my knowledge,

Posted Oct 18, 2017 by Vaughan 2500
Because this is a disease of your own body's inflammation response I do not think that this is a disease that is contagious to others.

Posted Oct 21, 2017 by Boni 1450
No aspergillosis is not contagious

Posted Nov 7, 2017 by Louby 1400
No it is not contagious

Posted Nov 9, 2017 by Sam 2500
No this cannot be passed on.

Posted Aug 14, 2018 by StuartMcKelvie 4050
Aspergillosis is not contagious.

Posted Aug 8, 2019 by Patricia Fletcher 2500
No. aspergillosis is not caught from other people.

Posted Oct 16, 2019 by GAtherton 3100
no - comes from environment

Posted Oct 17, 2019 by Linda Galbraith 2500
It is not contagious

Posted Oct 19, 2019 by Pam Mars 2500
No not at all though others might be wary of your constant coughing to clear the build up of mucous in your lungs.

Posted Feb 14, 2020 by Peta 3110
No, not that I have ever heard.

Posted Feb 15, 2020 by Dayna 1700

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