Agent Name

Marine sponge

Major Category

Biological Agents

Category

Animal-Derived Allergens

Comments

Occupational asthma reported in a laboratory worker grinding sponges; [Malo]

Reference Link

IgE-mediated acute asthma following inhalation of a powdered marine sponge

Adverse Effects
Asthma

Yes

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Diseases

Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent: