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Larsson K, Malmberg P, Eklund A, Acute exposure to swine dust causes airway inflammation and bronchial hyperresponsiveness, Am J Industr Med, 1994;25:57-58,

Keywords: br, pig, endotoxin, non-occupational, bal

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Kjell Larsson, Karolinska Institute of Environmental Medicine Kjell Larsson

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Exposure to swine dust during a few hours work in a swine confinement building induced bronchial hyperresponsiveness in all (n = 6) of the healthy subjects studied. Bronchoalveolar lavage revealed an inflammatory reaction after exposure, and the cellular response was characterized by a hundredfold increase in neutrophils

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