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Smoking, atopy, and laboratory animal allergy.

Abstract:

This study examined data from three cross sectional surveys of 296 laboratory workers exposed to small mammals. Four indices of laboratory animal allergy were studied: symptoms suggestive of occupational asthma, symptoms suggestive of any occupational allergy, skin weals to animal urine extracts, and serum binding in radioallergosorbent tests with urine extracts. Pooled data from the three surveys showed an association between smoking and all indices except radioallergosorbent tests; the asso...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
Role:
Author
Journal:
British journal of industrial medicine More from this journal
Volume:
45
Issue:
10
Pages:
667-671
Publication date:
1988-10-01
ISSN:
0007-1072
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:245594
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uuid:cb378584-d2e8-4ab6-bf95-63d705968e82
Local pid:
pubs:245594
Source identifiers:
245594
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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