Occupational asthma in a beet sugar processing plant

K. D. Rosenman, M. Hart, Dennis Randall Ownby

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Abstract

A patient with occupational asthma in the beet sugar processing industry is described. Symptomatology, skin testing, immunologic testing, and specific bronchoprovocation testing indicate exposure to moldy sugar beet pulp was the cause of the patient's occupational asthma. Cooperation between the treating physician and public health authorities is encouraged.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1720-1722
Number of pages3
JournalChest
Volume101
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1992
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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