Fever and neutrophilic alveolitis caused by a vanadium based catalyst.

@article{Vandenplas2002FeverAN,
  title={Fever and neutrophilic alveolitis caused by a vanadium based catalyst.},
  author={O Vandenplas and F Binard-Van Cangh and Jean C. Gr{\'e}goire and A Brumagne and Alexandra Larbanois},
  journal={Occupational and environmental medicine},
  year={2002},
  volume={59 11},
  pages={785-7}
}
AIMS To investigate a worker who experienced systemic and respiratory symptoms when exposed to a vanadium containing powder used as a catalyst in the production of maleic anhydride. METHODS The investigation included inhalation challenge with the suspected compound combined with monitoring of lung function tests and post-challenge bronchoalveolar lavage… CONTINUE READING