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A signiﬁcant number of attendees of these meetings are contributors to this edition, and many of the questions posed at these conferences are also addressed in this edition. In the past 12 years the recognition curve of OA has assumed a much steeper slope, as evidenced by at least a 100% increase in literature citations reviewed in this text. These were selected from a relatively greater array of relevant articles which have appeared since publication of the second edition. For example, in a recent review of all PubMed listings of ‘‘Occupational Asthma’’ (n ¼ 4691), about 35% of these (n ¼ 1285) appeared since the beginning of the new millennium.
Therefore, ‘‘speciﬁc’’ used in this context refers to any agent or exposure that is present in the workplace that directly results in OA. 2. Narrower deﬁnitions can be used to describe OA caused by sensitizing agents speciﬁc to the workplace. These deﬁnitions speciﬁcally apply to agents that are present in the workplace and exert their effects through ‘‘sensitization’’ mechanisms. Such deﬁnitions have been proposed by Cotes and Steal as well as by Burge. a. ‘‘Occupational asthma is caused by exposure at a place of work to a sensitizing bronchoconstrictor agent’’ (7).
Skin prick tests starting with a 10À6 concentration up to 10À3 are effective for demonstrating sensitivity (44), and subsequently speciﬁc IgE antibodies were shown in the majority Historical Aspects of Occupational Asthma 17 Figure 4 Occupation-type test as in Figure 3 with mixture of 1 g of 6APA in 250 g lactose. (–), Lactose control test; (– –), lactose plus commercial 6APA; (–Á–), lactose plus puriﬁed 6APA. , die to a contaminant. Source: From Ref. 60. by RAST (45). A number of points of basic serological and immunochemical interest (46) were present in the ﬁndings on platinum salt allergy.