Agent Name

Insects

Major Category

Biological Agents

Category

Insect-Derived Allergens

Comments

Occupational asthma reported in a bottling worker exposed to ground bugs, an agronomist to Bruchus lentis (lentil pest), and three technicians exposed to insects (green lacewings, leaf beetles, and moths); [Malo]

Reference Link

Occupational asthma caused by hypersensitivity to ground bugs

Adverse Effects
Asthma

Yes

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