Can the ceramic industry be a new and hazardous sector for work-related asthma?

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KAR KURT Ö., Ergun D., Basaran N.

RESPIRATORY MEDICINE, vol.137, pp.176-180, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 137
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.rmed.2018.03.012
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.176-180
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Work-related asthma (WRA) constitutes a significant proportion of all asthma cases and continues to be reported from different industries. The aim of the study was to identify the occupations that can be related to WRA and diagnostic steps used in suspected WRA patients.