Respiratory allergy in agricultural workers: recent developments.

@article{Heederik2005RespiratoryAI,
  title={Respiratory allergy in agricultural workers: recent developments.},
  author={Dick J. J. Heederik and Torben Sigsgaard},
  journal={Current opinion in allergy and clinical immunology},
  year={2005},
  volume={5 2},
  pages={
          129-34
        }
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW To review recent evidence on the relationship between occupational exposure to allergens and asthmagens, and risk for developing allergy and asthma and the role of modifying factors in farmers and farm workers. RECENT FINDINGS Recent studies identified agents that have not been associated with allergy or asthma in farming populations before. The most intriguing findings, however, are those that suggest that the development of atopy and asthma might be influenced by exposure… CONTINUE READING

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