Respiratory allergy: hazard identification and risk assessment.

  title={Respiratory allergy: hazard identification and risk assessment.},
  author={G. BRIATICO-VANGOSA and Christopher L. Braun and G R Cookman and Thomas F Hofmann and I A N Kimber and Scott E Loveless and Terry Morrow and Juergen Pauluhn and T. Sorensen and H. J. J. M. Niessen},
  journal={Fundamental and applied toxicology : official journal of the Society of Toxicology},
  volume={23 2},
Various chemicals and proteins of industrial importance are known to cause respiratory allergy, with occupational asthma being the most important manifestation of the disease. This paper describes clinical syndromes, mechanisms associated with occupational respiratory hypersensitivity, and methods available currently for the prospective identification of potential respiratory allergens. Certain classes of chemicals are commonly associated with occupational respiratory allergy. There is… CONTINUE READING

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