Occupational Asthma Reference

Aiken TC, Ward R, Peel ET, Hendrick DJ, Occupational asthma due to porcine pancreatic amylase, Occup Environ Med, 1997;54:762-764,

Keywords: oa, amylase, laboratory technician, enzyme, cr, challenge, methacholine, asthma

Known Authors

David Hendrick, Newcastle-upon-Tyne David Hendrick

If you would like to become a known author and have your picture displayed along with your papers then please get in touch from the contact page. Known authors can choose to receive emails when their papers receive comments.


A case of occupational asthma in a 41 year old histopathology laboratory technician attributable to a powder preparation of the porcine pancreatic enzyme amylase is reported. The diagnosis was confirmed by a double blind, placebo controlled, inhalation challenge study which showed immediate and late asthmatic reactions associated with a significant increase in airway responsiveness to methacholine

Full Text

Full text of this reference not available

Please Log In or Register to add the full text to this reference


Please sign in or register to add your thoughts.

Oasys and occupational asthma smoke logo