Laboratory animal allergy is largely preventable

Laboratory animal allergy is largely preventable
This cross-sectional study of laboratory animal workers handing mice showed that allergen levels in the air and sensitisation was less in units where the mice were kept in individual ventilated cages (with HEPA filters on top), and less in units where fitted respiratory protection was used.

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Abstract Available for Laboratory animal allergy is preventable in modern research facilities Feary JR, Schofield SJ, Canizales J, Fitzgerald B, Potts J, Jones M, Cullinan P, Laboratory animal allergy is preventable in modern research facilities, Eur Respir J, 2019;53:1900171,10.1183/13993003.00171-2019
Paul Cullinan, Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK, an author of 'Laboratory animal allergy is preventable in modern research facilities' Meinir Jones, Royal Brompton Hospital, London, an author of 'Laboratory animal allergy is preventable in modern research facilities' Jo Feary, Royal Brompton Hospital, an author of 'Laboratory animal allergy is preventable in modern research facilities'

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