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Outcome of occupational asthma due to platinum salts

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Asthma due to platinum salts is an important cause of occupational asthma. We studied a group of 73 subjects from a platinum refinery 21months (2-42) after leaving employment. There were 30 subjects who left because of sensitivity or allergy to platinum salts (the cases). The other 43 subjects left for non-medical reasons (the control group). Each subject was examined by modified MRC respiratory questionnaire, spirometry, skin prick test to platinum salts and common allergens and bronchial re...

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Assoufi, BK More by this author
Venables, K More by this author
Stevens, J More by this author
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Journal:
Thorax
Volume:
51
Issue:
SUPPL. 3
Publication date:
1996-12-05
ISSN:
0040-6376
URN:
uuid:03c80148-6e31-4fdc-9262-fe7ae75584df
Source identifiers:
351669
Local pid:
pubs:351669
Language:
English

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