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Occupational asthma due to ozone.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Singapore Medical Journal
0037-5675
Publisher
Singapore Medical Journal
Publication Date
Volume
30
Issue
5
Pages
485–487
Identifiers
PMID: 2617302
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Ozone increases bronchial reactivity in normal and atopic subjects. Ozone is produced by high voltage electric discharge. Persons with pre-existent bronchial hyperreactivity should be excluded from work where significant exposure to ozone can occur. We describe a case of occupational asthma due to ozone. The levels of ozone were about 0.04 ppm.

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