• Irregular capillary hydrostatic pressure (higher than normal)
  • Bacteraemia (the presence of bacteria in the human blood)
  • Overdose of inspired oxygen
  • Endotoxemia (when endotoxins are in blood)
  • Attack of volatile hydrocarbons
  • Smoking (as this bad habit impacts lungs adversely)
  • Cocaine (or similar drugs) inhalation
  • Adverse reaction to metal dusts
  • Upper respiratory infections
  • Genetics
  • Therapies like alemtuzumab

The last factor is extremely important, as it was discovered not so long ago. Goodpasture’s syndrome possesses higher risks for people who possess so-called human leukocyte antigen (HLA). Moreover, even when diagnosed on time, they still find it more complicated and time-consuming to fully recover.