Is occupational rhinitis a risk factor for developing occupational asthma?

** 2+ Rhino-conjunctivitis is more likely to appear before the onset of IgE associated occupational asthma.


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Principal reccomendations

This statement supports the following principal reccomendations

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Health practitioners should provide more frequent health surveillance to workers who develop rhinitis when working with agents known to cause occupational asthma and ensure that the workplace and working practices are investigated to identify potential causes and implement corrective actions.

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