Occupational Asthma Reference

Malo JL, Cartier A, Desjardins A, Occupational asthma caused by dry metabisulphite, Thorax, 1995;50:-,

Keywords: asthma, metabisulphite, nc, ch, case report, oa

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André Cartier, Hôpital de Sacré Coeur, Montreal, Quebec, Canada André Cartier

Jean-Luc Malo, Hôpital de Sacré Coeur, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Jean-Luc Malo

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A case is described of occupational asthma in a worker with no previous history of asthma who sprinkled dried metabisulphite powder onto potatoes and developed work-related symptoms. Occupational asthma was confirmed by specific inhalation challenges.

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