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Allergen and dust exposure as determinants of work-related symptoms and sensitization in a cohort of flour-exposed workers; a case-control analysis.

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OBJECTIVES: To estimate the incidence of specific IgE sensitization and allergic respiratory symptoms among UK bakery and flour mill workers; and to examine the roles of flour aeroallergen and total dust exposures in determining these outcomes. METHODS: A cohort of 300 new employees, without previous occupational exposure to flour, were followed prospectively for a median (range) of 40 (1-91) months. Cases-defined as those developing work-related symptoms or a positive skin prick test to flou...

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Journal:
The Annals of occupational hygiene
Volume:
45
Issue:
2
Pages:
97-103
Publication date:
2001-03-05
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EISSN:
1475-3162
ISSN:
0003-4878
URN:
uuid:032f1c7b-0b12-4b04-bb26-45ce85659be1
Source identifiers:
162330
Local pid:
pubs:162330

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