An aerobiological perspective of dust in cage-housed and floor-housed poultry operations

@article{Just2009AnAP,
  title={An aerobiological perspective of dust in cage-housed and floor-housed poultry operations},
  author={Natasha A. Just and Caroline Duchaine and Baljit Singh},
  journal={Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology (London, England)},
  year={2009},
  volume={4},
  pages={13 - 13}
}
The Canadian poultry production industry contributes nearly $10 billion to the Canadian economy and employs nearly 50,000 workers. However, modern poultry facilities are highly contaminated with airborne dust. Although there are many bioaerosols in the poultry barn environment, endotoxin is typically attributed with the negative respiratory symptoms observed in workers. These adverse respiratory symptoms have a higher prevalence in poultry workers compared to workers from other animal… CONTINUE READING

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