Work related symptoms, sensitisation, and estimated exposure in workers not previously exposed to flour.

  title={Work related symptoms, sensitisation, and estimated exposure in workers not previously exposed to flour.},
  author={Paul Cullinan and D. Lowson and Mark J Nieuwenhuijsen and Colin Sandiford and R D Tee and Katherine M. Venables and J Corbett McDonald and Anthony Newman Taylor},
  journal={Occupational and environmental medicine},
  volume={51 9},
Findings are presented from the initial cross sectional phase of a cohort study of employees exposed to flour in bakeries or mills. Of 401 eligible workers in seven sites 344 (86%) were surveyed; symptoms assessed by self completed questionnaire, and sensitisation measured by the response to skin prick tests, were related to intensity of exposure both to total dust and to flour aeroallergen. Among 264 subjects without previous occupational exposure to flour, work related symptoms which started… CONTINUE READING

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