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Occupational asthma due to gas metal arc welding on mild steel.
  1. O Vandenplas,
  2. F Dargent,
  3. J J Auverdin,
  4. J Boulanger,
  5. J M Bossiroy,
  6. D Roosels,
  7. R Vande Weyer
  1. Department of Chest Medicine, Mont-Godinne Hospital, Catholic University of Louvain, Yvoir, Belgium.

    Abstract

    Occupational asthma has been documented in electric arc welders exposed to manual metal arc welding on stainless steel. A subject is described who developed late and dual asthmatic reactions after occupational-type challenge exposure to gas metal arc welding on uncoated mild steel.

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