The chemistry of pneumoniasis: The story of a toxin.
(Photo: USA Today)What causes chemical pneumonias?
Chemical pneumonoids (CPMs) are proteins that are present in certain bacterial species.
They can be found in soil and dust particles.
In severe cases, the CPMs can be fatal.CPM-producing bacteria produce a toxin that is more powerful than other toxins.
It is often found in the form of a compound called acetaminophen, which is known to be very toxic.
This is due to the fact that acetaminophosphate (AP) is a metabolite of acetaminic acid, a major constituent of the human body.
When the toxin is ingested, it can cause liver damage and sometimes death.
CPM-containing bacteria may also cause damage to the liver and kidney.
The liver can also secrete a compound that causes inflammation.
This can lead to the formation of scar tissue.
The CPM problem is compounded by other factors that make the toxin more toxic.
It can also be difficult to tell whether a CPM is CPM or not.
This means that CPM poisoning can happen at any time.
Most cases of chemical pneumonic poisoning can be traced to inhalation of a C PM-producing bacterium.
The toxin can also cause tissue damage, such as damage to muscles and joints.
Some people who have had contact with CPM can become infected.
It takes at least three days for the toxin to be fully detectable, so it is often difficult to diagnose.
The more time passes, the more difficult it becomes to determine if a person is at risk of contracting CPM.
Symptoms can include:Diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.
In addition, a person can become delirious and irritable.
This could result in difficulty breathing and vomiting.
The symptoms are typically mild and can be treated with antihistamines and antibiotics.
People who develop a fever, chest pain, or rash are more likely to develop CPM than people who do not develop these symptoms.
In severe cases of CPM, the toxin can cause inflammation of the liver, kidneys, or spleen.
These organs can damage the liver or lead to death.
Treatment for CPM includes antibiotics and IV fluids.
The toxin causes damage to tissue that protects the liver from damage by infection.
If there is no protective tissue, damage can occur to the brain, nervous system, and eyes.
This is why it is so important to know the severity of the toxin.
Symptoms can be severe enough to cause a person to die.
If it is suspected that a person has CPM (or other respiratory illness), it is important to seek medical care immediately.
If you have any questions about chemical pneumonoias or your symptoms, please call our toll-free information line at 1-800-222-1222 or visit our web site at www.pneumonoid.com.
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