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ID (ISN) del documento109737
Número CIS 09-554
ISSN - Título de la serie 0271-3586 - American Journal of Industrial Medicine
Año 2008
Número de serie
Autor(es) Hewitt D.J.
Título Interpretation of the "positive" methacholine challenge
Información bibliográfica Oct. 2008, Vol.51, No.10, p.769-781. Approx. 120 ref.
Resumen This article reviews potential causes of a positive methacholine challenge other than asthma or reactive airways dysfunction syndrome which have been reported in the medical literature. Factors which may be associated with a positive methacholine test include test methodology, normal variation of bronchial hyperreactivity in the general population and numerous medical conditions. In cases of inhalation exposure evaluations, alternative explanations must be considered when determining whether a causal association exists between the exposure and a positive methacholine test result.
Descriptores (primarios) metacolina; inhalación; tests de alergia; diagnostico; asma
Descriptores (secundarios) revisión bibliográfica; síndrome obstructivo; reactividad alérgica; hipersensibilidad; descripción del procedimiento; fiabilidad
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
País / Estado o ProvinciaEstados Unidos
Tema(s) Patología profesional
Broad subject area(s) Medicina del trabajo, epidemiología
Navegación por categoria(s) Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)