Apricot sulfurization: An occupation that induces an asthma-like syndrome in agricultural environments


Koksal N., Hasanoglu H., Gokirmak M., Yildirim Z., Gultek A.

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL MEDICINE, cilt.43, ss.447-453, 2003 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 43 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2003
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1002/ajim.10199
  • Dergi Adı: AMERICAN JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL MEDICINE
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.447-453

Özet

Background Several cases of bronchial asthma have been presenting with acute attacks during the seasons of apricot sulfurization. The aim of this study was to reveal the effects of sulfur dioxide (SO2) exposure on the airways of the workers involved in this process.