Agent Name

Crab (snow crab)

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Snow crab

Category

Animal-Derived Allergens

Comments

Occupational asthma reported in snow crab processor; [Malo] Crab causes contact urticaria. [Kanerva, p. 220]

Reference Link

Respiratory symptoms among crab processing workers in Alaska: epidemiological and environmental assessment

Adverse Effects
Asthma

Yes

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Diseases

Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent: