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Respiratory symptoms, lung function, and sensitisation to flour in a British bakery.

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A survey of dust exposure, respiratory symptoms, lung function, and response to skin prick tests was conducted in a modern British bakery. Of the 318 bakery employees, 279 (88%) took part. Jobs were ranked from 0 to 10 by perceived dustiness and this ranking correlated well with total dust concentration measured in 79 personal dust samples. Nine samples had concentrations greater than 10 mg/m3, the exposure limit for nuisance dust. All participants completed a self administered questionnaire ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
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Journal:
British journal of industrial medicine
Volume:
46
Issue:
9
Pages:
636-642
Publication date:
1989-09-05
ISSN:
0007-1072
URN:
uuid:a658c3db-eff4-46dd-aa5a-879e91ab9b3b
Source identifiers:
245592
Local pid:
pubs:245592

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