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Occupational asthma in a steel coating plant.

Abstract:

An outbreak of occupational asthma, of unknown cause and extent, was detected in a steel coating plant. In 1979 a cross-sectional study which defined occupational asthma in terms of respiratory symptoms detected 21 people with suggestive symptoms among the 221 studied. They all worked in the coating shop, but the plastic coatings used at the plant contained many potential sensitising agents that might have caused the asthma. All 21 developed their symptoms after 1971, and it was found that in...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
Pickering, CA More by this author
Newman Taylor, AJ More by this author
Journal:
British journal of industrial medicine
Volume:
42
Issue:
8
Pages:
517-524
Publication date:
1985-08-05
ISSN:
0007-1072
URN:
uuid:0f4688be-4ff9-4128-a2c4-68a864e6e116
Source identifiers:
245627
Local pid:
pubs:245627

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