Occupational Asthma Reference

Finnegan MJ, Pickering CAC, Burge PS, Goffe TR, Austwick PK, Davies PS, Occupational asthma in a fibre glass works, J Soc Occup Med, 1985;35:121-127,

Keywords: asthma, oa, fibreglass

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Tony Pickering, Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester, UK Tony Pickering

Sherwood Burge, Oasys Sherwood Burge

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Seven cases of work related asthma occurring in a continuous filament glass fibre plant are described. All but one had no past history of asthma. Bronchial challenge testing with several agents has failed to identify the cause. The work related rhinitis complained of by 20 per cent of the workforce appears to be due to airborne glass fibre fly, since this symptom was reproduced by challenge with fly. Occupational asthma in association with continuous filament glass fibre production has not previously been reported

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