Airway response to formaldehyde inhalation in asthmatic subjects with suspected respiratory formaldehyde sensitization.

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The aim of the study was to characterize the mechanism of formaldehyde (FM)-induced nasal and bronchial response in asthmatic subjects with suspected FM allergy. Ten subjects purported to have FM rhinitis and asthma and 10 healthy subjects submitted to an inhalation provocation in an exposure chamber with FM at a dose of 0.5 mg/m3 over 2 hr. Spirometry at… (More)

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@article{Krakowiak1998AirwayRT, title={Airway response to formaldehyde inhalation in asthmatic subjects with suspected respiratory formaldehyde sensitization.}, author={Anna Krakowiak and Paweł G{\'o}rski and Konrad Pazdrak and Ulrich Ruta}, journal={American journal of industrial medicine}, year={1998}, volume={33 3}, pages={274-81} }