Occupational Asthma Reference

Hayes JP, Lambourn L, Hopkirk JAC, Durham SR, Newman Taylor AJ, Occupational asthma due to styrene, Thorax, 1991;46:396-397,

Keywords: oa, , as , case report, ch, peak flow, styrene, fibreglass, br, phenylethylene

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Tony Newman Taylor, Royal Brompton Hospital, London Tony Newman Taylor

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Abstract

In a patient with asthma who was exposed to styrene serial self recorded measurements of peak expiratory flow showed the asthma to be work related, and inhalation tests with styrene reproducibly provoked a dual asthmatic response and increased responsiveness to inhaled histamine.

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Which agents cause occupational asthma and which workers are at risk?
burgeps styrene establised as a cause of occupational asthma by specific provocation testing

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