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Investigating outbreaks of occupational asthma 

Investigating outbreaks of occupational asthma
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Investigating outbreaks of occupational asthma
Author(s):

Katherine M. Venables

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199683901.003.0012
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date: 29 March 2020

Outbreak investigation methods have been best developed for communicable disease, but are also used in non-communicable disease affecting workers. The chapter gives examples of outbreaks of asthma, in occupational and community settings. It describes the approaches that may be taken in investigating a possible outbreak of occupational asthma.

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