Agent Name

Bat guano

Major Category

Biological Agents

Category

Animal-Derived Allergens

Comments

Occupational asthma reported in workers exposed to bat guano dust; [Malo] See the high-risk job task "Raise dust from bird roosts, chicken coops, or bat-infested caves in endemic area."

Adverse Effects
Asthma

Yes

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Diseases

Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent: