Reduction of exposure to laboratory animal allergens in a research laboratory.

  title={Reduction of exposure to laboratory animal allergens in a research laboratory.},
  author={Hans Thulin and Marianne Bj{\"o}rkdahl and A S Karlsson and Anne Renstr{\"o}m},
  journal={The Annals of occupational hygiene},
  volume={46 1},
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to determine exposure levels in the laboratory during different tasks and evaluate the effectiveness of safety equipment used to reduce personal exposure. METHODS Personal and stationary air samples were collected during different tasks in a laboratory animal facility in which several allergen reduction strategies had been implemented. Mouse urinary allergen concentrations were measured using a polyclonal sandwich enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay… CONTINUE READING


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