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Table 4 Mean IgG and total IgE in workers exposed to argan and exposed controls

From: Working with argan cake: a new etiology for hypersensitivity pneumonitis

Case Total IgE (IU/ml) Average IgG  
Argan granule Ag (ARG Ag) Argan powder Ag (ARP Ag) Argantensyl Ag (ART Ag) Bacillusspp. Ag Streptomyces. marokkonensisAg
Workers exposed to Argan
1 80 2.48 2.37 3.25 0.13 0.10
2 559 1.10 1.00 0.55 0.12 0.13
3 261 1.17 0.94 0.22 0.10 0.29
4 144 0.96 1.48 1.48 0.10 0.14
5 100 1.30 1.03 0.27 0.10 0.19
6 47 1.52 0.92 0.45 0.11 0.09
7 21 0.14 0.22 0.14 0.13 0.09
8 65 0.51 0.56 0.28 0.10 0.10
9 112 1.49 1.25 1.12 0.13 0.09
Non exposed controls
1 (serum pool*) / 0.45 0.62 0.22 0.14 0.11
  1. *from 9 other urban adults without exposure to farm products or birds.