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Immune response to flour and dust mites in a United Kingdom bakery.

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In a study of 279 United Kingdom bakery workers a high prevalence of immunological response to storage mites was found. To determine whether this was the consequence of exposure to storage mites in bakery work, a population of salt packing workers was examined as a comparison group not at occupational risk of exposure to storage mites. Forty two per cent of both groups were atopic (had a positive skin prick response greater than negative controls to D pteronyssinus, grass pollen, or cat fur b...

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Journal:
British journal of industrial medicine
Volume:
49
Issue:
8
Pages:
581-587
Publication date:
1992-08-05
ISSN:
0007-1072
URN:
uuid:09079bbd-912d-41ea-affc-aa1abac3468a
Source identifiers:
245584
Local pid:
pubs:245584

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