An official American Thoracic Society statement: diagnosis and management of beryllium sensitivity and chronic beryllium disease.


RATIONALE Beryllium continues to have a wide range of industrial applications. Exposure to beryllium can lead to sensitization (BeS) and chronic beryllium disease (CBD). OBJECTIVES The purpose of this statement is to increase awareness and knowledge about beryllium exposure, BeS, and CBD. METHODS Evidence was identified by a search of MEDLINE. The… (More)
DOI: 10.1164/rccm.201409-1722ST


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