Agent Name

Egg protein

Major Category

Biological Agents

Category

Animal-Derived Allergens

Comments

Occupational asthma reported in 7% of 188 egg producers; [Malo] Eggs cause immunologic, occupational contact urticaria. [Kanerva, p. 220]

Adverse Effects
Asthma

Yes

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Diseases

Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent: