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Rhinitis peaks at 2-9 months after starting work with exposure to an occupational allergen

Rhinitis peaks at 2-9 months after starting work with exposure to an occupational allergen
This paper is only about rhinitis, but shows increased risks in the first few months of exposure to LMW agents such as senstising chemicals, isocyanates, drugs, cleaning products, woods and metals; and to HMW agents such as animals, plants, arthropods, mites, enzymes, latex, flour. Peak incidence months 2-9. Rhinitis is known to be a risk factor for occupational asthma.

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Full Text Available for First months of employment and new onset of rhinitis in adolescents Riu E, Dressel H, Windstetter D, Weinmayr G, Weiland S, Vogelberg C, Leupold W, von Mutius E, Nowak D, Radon K, First months of employment and new onset of rhinitis in adolescents, Eur Respir J, 2007;30:349-355,
Dennis Nowak, Institute fur Arbeits, Munich, an author of 'First months of employment and new onset of rhinitis in adolescents' Holger Dressel, Institute of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Munich, an author of 'First months of employment and new onset of rhinitis in adolescents' Katja Radon, Ludwig Maximillian University, Munich, an author of 'First months of employment and new onset of rhinitis in adolescents' Erica von Mutius, Munich, an author of 'First months of employment and new onset of rhinitis in adolescents'

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