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BACKGROUND The most important occupational allergens in baking include flour and enzymes, especially α-amylase. Although xylanolytic enzymes have previously been described as sensitizers, they may be overlooked during assessment of bakery workers with work-related symptoms. AIMS To report a case of a baker who suffered from work-related respiratory,(More)
Para-phenylenediamine (PPD) can induce immediate or - more often - delayed hypersensitivity. We report the case of 48-year old female admitted to the out-patient allergy clinic a day after her visit in a beauty parlour, where she had her eyelashes and eyebrows dyed with henna. Physical examination revealed prominent edema of the upper part of the face(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to assess the impact of the visual work with display monitors on the eye surface temperature, intraocular pressure and on the eye moisturizing condition. MATERIALS AND METHODS The study was conducted among 50 people working with display monitors (CRT, LCD) and without monitor. The temperature of the eye surface via(More)
Sight is the basic sense for drivers. Condition of the eye determines correct, comfortable and safe performance of the work as drivers. This article presents various factors influencing the sight condition. There are two groups of factors, external (environment, the kind and time of work, stress caused by work) and internal (systemic and local disorders).(More)
BACKGROUND Providing evidence for the allergic aetiology of ocular symptoms developing as a result of occupational exposure is important for compensation procedures in many countries. AIM To perform cellular analysis of tear fluid before and after a specific challenge test with high-molecular weight allergens in symptomatic subjects. METHODS The(More)
Occupational allergy from exposure to squid has been rarely described, mainly as contact dermatitis or urticaria. Our report presents the first case of occupational asthma, rhinitis, conjunctivitis and contact urticaria to squid in a 33-year-old seafood production worker, with documented increased eosinophilia in the nasal and tear fluids after specific(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to assess the impact of the visual work on the tear film and the degree of eye strain. MATERIALS AND METHODS The survey was conducted among 50 people working 4 h with different types of monitors (CRT, LCD) and without a monitor. Schirmer's test and evaluation of the degree of eye strain were performed in all subjects(More)
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