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Comments for the page titled: "Bird Fancier's Lung"
Comments for the page titled: "Bird Fancier's Lung"
Page Comments, , 5/8/2008, 2/12/2018,

Ninhdrin as a cause of occupational asthma?
I currently have a patient that I see in clinic who has suspected occupational asthma. Their job involves counting money that has been dusted for fingerprints with ninhydrin (1,2,3-Indantrione hydrate). Peak flow readings are suggestive of occupational asthma, has anyone had a similar case wi ...
Occupational Asthma, Specialist, 10/20/2014, 2/8/2018,

Specific bronchial challenge done privately
Where can I get aspecific test done as a second opinion as my GP is unwilling. I want to get an IgG test and Aspilergia (pardon Spelling but it was a foreign gentleman I was talking to), and lung Chlamidia test done on me - and a specific test for allergy to my Silver African Grey Parrot Bobbi ...
Oasys, Specialist, 2/20/2006, 1/16/2018,

Comments for the paper: "The impact of renovation on indoor airborne bacterial and fungal populations", 2017, Indoor Built Environ
We see patients who develop work-related asthma during building work, where the precise cause is usually unclear. This paper reports a study of air microbes during renovation of a building with laboratories. It showed an increase of cultivable bacteria in air during the renovation, which persist ...
Published Paper Comments, , 1/13/2018, 1/13/2018,

Pine oil
What do you consider the minimum latency to pine oil/colophony exposure in a non asthmatic?
Occupational Asthma, Specialist, 1/11/2018, 1/11/2018,

Comments for the paper: "Case report of asthma associated with 3D printing", 2017, Occup Med
3D printing may be causing occupational asthma, or perhaps hypersensitivity pneumonitis. This case report shows asthma developing after what was probably high exposure to heated acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS), with some improvement when switching to polylactic acid filaments. Unfortunatel ...
Published Paper Comments, , 12/30/2017, 12/30/2017,

Comments for the paper: "Artificial stone-associated silicosis: a rapidly emerging occupational lung disease", 2018, Occup Environ Med
Three patients had bronchoalveolar lavage performed with a cell differential lymphocyte percentage ranging from 31% to 54%.
Published Paper Comments, , 12/22/2017, 12/22/2017,

Comments for the page titled: "Courses"
This looks like a great course. Are there any plans to hold it in 2018? Thanks.
Page Comments, , 10/2/2017, 12/5/2017,

Comments for the paper: "Specific inhalation challenge: the relationship between response, clinical variables and lung function", 2017, Occup Environ Med
The type of asthmatic reaction after SIC also differed between the groups, with a predominance of early reactions in patients exposed to HMW agents and late reactions in those exposed to LMW agents (p=0.020). Moreover, the exposure time during SIC was longer in patients with OA due to LMW agents ...
Published Paper Comments, , 11/22/2017, 11/22/2017,

Comments for the paper: "Allergen-induced early and late asthmatic responses to inhaled seasonal and perennial allergens", 2015, Clin Exp Allergy
In IgE mediated non-occupational asthma the main feature separating an immediate from a dual reaction appears to be the magnitude of the immediate reaction.
Published Paper Comments, , 11/15/2017, 11/15/2017,

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