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  1. Inhaled aerollergen and storage mite reactivity in a Wisconsin farmer nested case-control study.

    Article - En anglais

    A nested case-control study was undertaken to assess the role of antibody (Ab) to a panel of antigens associated with hypersensitivity pneumonitis in the development of lung disease among Wisconsin dairy farmers.

    Immunologic reactivity to a panel of inhaled allergens was assessed in the Ab+ cases and compared to the Ab+ control, Ab- control, and Ab- blue-collar control subjects by skin tests, RAST assays, and a modified American Thoracic Society questionnaire.

    The most prevalent allergens among the cases as determined by either skin test or RAST assays were the house dust mites (HDM) (21.6%), storage mites (11.2%), grain smuts (11.2%), Cladosporium (7.5%), Aspergillus (6.0%), and cattle (5.2%).

    Mots-clés Pascal : Appareil respiratoire pathologie, Immunopathologie, Allergie, Homme, Epidémiologie, Fonction respiratoire, Allergène, Exposition professionnelle, Agriculteur, Pneumopathie interstitielle, Poussière maison, Wisconsin

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Respiratory disease, Immunopathology, Allergy, Human, Epidemiology, Lung function, Allergen, Occupational exposure, Farmer, Interstitial pneumonitis, House dust

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0372018

    Code Inist : 002B06C02. Création : 199406.