Agent Name

Grasshopper

Major Category

Biological Agents

Category

Insect-Derived Allergens

Comments

Occupational asthma reported in 4 of 16 laboratory workers; [Malo] Can cause contact urticaria; [Kanerva, p. 220]

Reference Link

Inhalant atopic sensitivity to grasshoppers in research laboratories

Adverse Effects
Asthma

Yes

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Diseases

Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent: