Occupational asthma due to poultry mites.

  title={Occupational asthma due to poultry mites.},
  author={I I Lutsky and Harry Teichtahl and S Bar-Sela},
  journal={The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology},
  volume={73 1 Pt 1},
The possible role of the northern fowl mite (NFM) in occupation-related respiratory disease of poultry workers was examined. The study population included 16 poultry workers with workplace-associated asthma and rhinitis, 27 atopic individuals with similar symptoms but no occupational exposure to poultry, and 12 asymptomatic nonatopic poultry-exposed… CONTINUE READING