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Document ID (ISN)110614
CIS number 10-0219
ISSN - Serial title 0944-2502 - Zentralblatt für Arbeitsmedizin, Arbeitsschutz und Ergonomie
Year 2009
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Heutelbeck A.R.R., Hallier E.
Title Prevention of cattle allergy in agriculture: Experience with work clothing impermeable to allergens
Original title Aktuelles zur Prävention der berufsbedingten Rinderallergie in der Landwirtschaft: Erfahrungen mit allergendichter Arbeitskleidung [in German]
Bibliographic information Apr. 2009, Vol.59, No.4, p.98-104. Illus. 33 ref.
Abstract This study evaluates the first experience with allergen impermeable work clothing worn by 24 farmers with allergic respiratory disorders due to cattle. The results show that protective clothes that are impermeable to occupational allergens may be a suitable complement to traditional work clothing and may lead to an improvement of the symptoms. Skin symptoms such as itching or erythema also lessened when wearing impermeable clothes.
Descriptors (primary) allergic respiratory disorders; protective clothing; livestock rearing; agriculture
Descriptors (secondary) Germany; erythema; itch; evaluation of control measures; comfort assessment; impermeable fabrics
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Personal protection
Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Allergies
Protective clothing