Agent Name

Lobster and shrimp

Major Category

Biological Agents

Category

Animal-Derived Allergens

Comments

Occupational asthma reported in a worker in a fishmonger shop; [Malo] Lobster and shrimp cause occupational contact urticaria. [Kanerva, p. 220]

Reference Link

Occupational asthma to lobster and shrimp

Adverse Effects
Asthma

Yes

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Diseases

Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent: