Agent Name

Prawn

Major Category

Biological Agents

Category

Animal-Derived Allergens

Comments

Occupational asthma reported in prawn processor; [Malo] Shrimp is a cause of occupational contact urticaria. [Kanerva, p. 98]

Adverse Effects
Asthma

Yes

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Diseases

Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent: