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Work related symptoms, sensitisation, and estimated exposure in workers not previously exposed to laboratory rats.

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Findings are presented from the initial cross sectional phase of a cohort study of employees exposed to laboratory rats. Of 366 eligible workers at four sites 323 (88%) were surveyed; symptoms assessed by self completed questionnaire and sensitisation measured by the response to skin prick tests were related to intensity of exposure both to total dust and to rat urinary aeroallergen. Among 238 workers, without previous occupational exposure to rats, work related symptoms, which started after ...

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10.1136/oem.51.9.589

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Cullinan, P More by this author
Nieuwenhuijsen, MJ More by this author
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Journal:
Occupational and environmental medicine
Volume:
51
Issue:
9
Pages:
589-592
Publication date:
1994-09-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1470-7926
ISSN:
1351-0711
URN:
uuid:4a82dec2-108a-40ed-a880-234d6363d15f
Source identifiers:
245601
Local pid:
pubs:245601

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