Respiratory effects of chronic animal feed dust exposure.

  title={Respiratory effects of chronic animal feed dust exposure.},
  author={Sevin Başer and Fatma Evyapan Fisekci and Sibel Ozkurt and Mehmet Zencir},
  journal={Journal of occupational health},
  volume={45 5},
AIM The aim of our study was to assess the prevalence of chronic work related respiratory symptoms and to determine lung function abnormalities in animal feed industry workers. METHOD 108 workers with a mean age of +/- SD: 32 +/- 7.11 yr employed in the animal feed industry and 108 unexposed subjects as a control group were enrolled in the study. All subjects filled out a questionnaire on their respiratory symptoms. Pulmonary function tests (PFTs) were conducted. Airborne dust (respirable… CONTINUE READING


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