Agent Name

Salmon

Major Category

Biological Agents

Category

Animal-Derived Allergens

Comments

Occupational asthma reported in 24 of 291 workers in a processing plant; [Malo]

Reference Link

Occupational asthma caused by automated salmon processing

Exposure Assessment
Reference Link

Respiratory impairment in Norwegian salmon industry workers: a cross-sectional study.

Adverse Effects
Asthma

Yes

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Diseases

Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent: