Respiratory symptoms and airway responsiveness in apparently healthy workers exposed to flour dust.

@article{Bohadana1994RespiratorySA,
  title={Respiratory symptoms and airway responsiveness in apparently healthy workers exposed to flour dust.},
  author={Abraham B Bohadana and Nicole Massin and Pascal Wild and Maryelle Kolopp and J. P. Toamain},
  journal={The European respiratory journal},
  year={1994},
  volume={7 6},
  pages={
          1070-6
        }
}
Our aim was to measure the levels of exposure to wheat flour dust in a modern industrial bakery, and to assess the relationship between respiratory symptoms, sensitization to wheat flour antigens and airway responsiveness in the workforce. Forty four flour-exposed male workers and 164 unexposed controls were examined. Inspirable dust concentrations were measured using personal samplers. Respiratory symptoms were assessed by questionnaire, sensitization to wheat flour antigens by skin-prick… CONTINUE READING

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