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Cleaning agents are now a common cause of occupational asthma (OA) worldwide. Irritant airway and sensitization mechanisms are implicated for a variety of old and new agents.
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Name: Occupational medicine (Oxford, England)
Cleaning agents have been commonly implicated as causative or triggering factors in work-related asthma (WRA), mainly from epidemiologic studies. Relatively few clinical series have been reported.
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Asthma attacks caused, triggered, or exacerbated by OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE.
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