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Specific antibodies to diisocyanate and work-related respiratory symptoms in apprentice car-painters
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    Respiratory disease by diisocyanate exposure

    Dear Editor,

    As described in this investigation only a minority workers with an occupational asthma due to a diisocyanate exposure have specific IgE antibodies towards the monomers (1).

    Therefore, it is likely the host factors play an important role (2). However, their significance may not be so firm so as to be used as predictors of a disease. The concept is, however, important in the workers´ compen...

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