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ID (ISN) del documento42603
Número CIS 84-1672
ISSN - Título de la serie 0355-3140 - Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health
Año 1983
Número de serie
Autor(es) Sjögren B., Hedenstierna G.
Título Pulmonary function and concentrations of alpha1-antitrypsin and immunoglobulin E in workers exposed to pancreatic enzymes
Información bibliográfica Oct. 1983, Vol.9, No.5, p.385-390. 28 ref.
Resumen 14 male workers exposed to pancreatic enzymes in a tannery, and a group of 14 non-exposed referents matched for age, sex, height and smoking habits, were studied by interview, spirometry and the single-breath nitrogen washout technique. Symptoms in the airways were reported by 7 of the subjects when weighing pancreatic enzymes. The exposed group did not show any deterioration in pulmonary volumes, forced expiratory flow, airway closure, or gas distribution when compared to the referents, and the serum levels of IgE did not differ between the groups. The exposed group had significantly higher plasma levels of α1-antitrypsin, possibly due to a compensatory response to increased levels of proteases within the lungs.
Descriptores (primarios) antitripsina; curtiduría; enzimas; proteasas
Descriptores (secundarios) alteraciones de las inmunoglobulinas; valoración de la exposición; función pulmonar
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
Tema(s) Patología profesional
Broad subject area(s)
Navegación por categoria(s) Footwear, leather and fur industry