TITLE

Occupational asthma caused by bacillary amylase used in the detergent industry

AUTHOR(S)
Hole, A.M.; Draper, A.; Jolliffe, G.; Cullinan, P.; Jones, M.; Taylor, A.J. Newman
PUB. DATE
December 2000
SOURCE
Occupational & Environmental Medicine;Dec2000, Vol. 57 Issue 12, p840
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
4094770

 

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