Byssinosis, respiratory symptoms and spirometric lung function tests in Tanzanian sisal workers.

@article{Mustafa1978ByssinosisRS,
  title={Byssinosis, respiratory symptoms and spirometric lung function tests in Tanzanian sisal workers.},
  author={K. Y. Mustafa and A. S. Lakha and M H Milla and U Dahoma},
  journal={British journal of industrial medicine},
  year={1978},
  volume={35 2},
  pages={123-8}
}
Byssinosis and other respiratory symptoms and acute and chronic changes in FVC and FEVy.o were investigated in 77 workers in sisal spinning and 83 workers in sisal brushing departments in six Tanzanian sisal factories. Although the prevalence of byssinosis in spinning departments was found to be low (5.2 %), it was very high in brushing departments (48.2… CONTINUE READING