By David I. Bernstein, Moira Chan-Yeung, Jean-Luc Malo, I. Leonard Bernstein
Addressing each key element of occupational asthma-including illness mechanisms, scientific analysis, remedy, and different types of causative agents-this 3rd version provides a professional survey of the main influential advances and learn within the box. providing new and extended chapters on genetics, environmental tracking, pathophysiology, pores and skin and pulmonary interactions, and the surveillance and prevention of occupational bronchial asthma, this advisor will stand by myself because the newest resource at the subject.
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Lactose control; (– –), lactose plus commercial unpuriﬁed ampicillin; (ÁÁÁÁÁ), lactose plus another unpuriﬁed ampicillin; (–Á–), lactose plus puriﬁed ampicillin. Note: Late asthmatic reaction to contaminant in unpuriﬁed ampicillin as with 6APA in Figure 4. Source: From Ref. 60. Historical Aspects of Occupational Asthma 19 more than 16 hours were elicited by both commercial and puriﬁed ampicillin (Fig. 6). Both commercial and puriﬁed preparations of 6-amino-penicillanic acid elicited quite different reactions to the ampicillin, coming on after 10 hours and maximal at 16 hours (Fig.
4 and 5). In another subject typical late reactions coming on after three to four hours and lasting Figure 5 Occupation-type test as in Figure 3 with mixture of 1 g ampicillins in 250 g lactose as patient in Figure 4. (–), Lactose control; (– –), lactose plus commercial unpuriﬁed ampicillin; (ÁÁÁÁÁ), lactose plus another unpuriﬁed ampicillin; (–Á–), lactose plus puriﬁed ampicillin. Note: Late asthmatic reaction to contaminant in unpuriﬁed ampicillin as with 6APA in Figure 4. Source: From Ref. 60.
The active material in the resin is mainly abietic acid. Immediate asthmatic reactions, late, and dual, were elicited by one breath to three-minute exposure in tests made on separate days of the fumes from heating of the Multicore or the colophony resin. Up to 20% of the workers were sensitized (67), and many showed the value of frequent monitoring of the peak ﬂow rate to show occupational effects. Affected subjects may develop symptoms in the neighborhood of pine trees that emanate resins into the air, and they can react to unheated colophony (68).
Asthma in the Workplace, Third Edition by David I. Bernstein, Moira Chan-Yeung, Jean-Luc Malo, I. Leonard Bernstein