Jean Luc Malo

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi Chlorine-induced injury to the airways in mice
    James G Martin
    Meakins Christie Laboratories, 3626 St Urbain, Montreal, Province of Quebec, H2X 2P2 Canada
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 168:568-74. 2003
  2. pmc EAACI position paper on occupational rhinitis
    Gianna Moscato
    Allergy and Immunology Unit, Fondazione Salvatore Maugeri, Institute of Care and Research, Scientific Institute of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Respir Res 10:16. 2009
  3. ncbi Utilization of pulmonary function measurements in the assessment of occupational asthma
    Jean Luc Malo
    Department of Chest Medicine, Hôpital de Sacré Coeur de Montréal, Canada
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 2:93-5. 2002
  4. ncbi 'Daily pattern' of an asthmatic reaction due to isocyanates
    J L Malo
    Department of Chest Medicine Sacré Coeur Hospital 5400 Gouin Blvd West Montreal Qué Canada H4J 1C5
    Allergy 59:234-5. 2004
  5. ncbi Recovery of methacholine responsiveness after end of exposure in occupational asthma
    Jean Luc Malo
    Department of Chest Medicine, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 169:1304-7. 2004
  6. pmc Direct costs of occupational asthma due to sensitization in Quebec (1988 to 2002): revisited
    Jean Luc Malo
    Department of Chest Medicine, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec
    Can Respir J 18:e1-5. 2011
  7. doi Long-term outcomes of acute irritant-induced asthma
    Jean Luc Malo
    Axe de recherche en santé respiratoire, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, Quebec
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 179:923-8. 2009
  8. ncbi Future advances in work-related asthma and the impact on occupational health
    Jean Luc Malo
    Department of Chest Medicine, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, 5400 West, Gouin Boulevard, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H4J 1C5
    Occup Med (Lond) 55:606-11. 2005
  9. pmc Direct costs of occupational asthma in Quebec between 1988 and 2002
    Jean Luc Malo
    Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Can Respir J 15:413-6. 2008
  10. doi Agents causing occupational asthma
    Jean Luc Malo
    Hôpital du Sacré Coeur de Montréal and Université de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 123:545-50. 2009

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  1. ncbi Chlorine-induced injury to the airways in mice
    James G Martin
    Meakins Christie Laboratories, 3626 St Urbain, Montreal, Province of Quebec, H2X 2P2 Canada
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 168:568-74. 2003
    ..We conclude that chlorine exposure causes functional and pathological changes in the airways associated with oxidative stress. Inducible nitric oxide synthase is involved in the induction of changes in responsiveness to methacholine...
  2. pmc EAACI position paper on occupational rhinitis
    Gianna Moscato
    Allergy and Immunology Unit, Fondazione Salvatore Maugeri, Institute of Care and Research, Scientific Institute of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Respir Res 10:16. 2009
    ..The needs for future research are pointed out. Key messages are issued for each item...
  3. ncbi Utilization of pulmonary function measurements in the assessment of occupational asthma
    Jean Luc Malo
    Department of Chest Medicine, Hôpital de Sacré Coeur de Montréal, Canada
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 2:93-5. 2002
    ..In the epidemiological setting, both spirometry and bronchial responsiveness are feasible and safe. The role of lung function assessments in surveillance programmes is still open to discussion...
  4. ncbi 'Daily pattern' of an asthmatic reaction due to isocyanates
    J L Malo
    Department of Chest Medicine Sacré Coeur Hospital 5400 Gouin Blvd West Montreal Qué Canada H4J 1C5
    Allergy 59:234-5. 2004
  5. ncbi Recovery of methacholine responsiveness after end of exposure in occupational asthma
    Jean Luc Malo
    Department of Chest Medicine, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 169:1304-7. 2004
    ..5 years. This study shows that improvement in responsiveness to methacholine continues for years after cessation of exposure but that the improvement is more rapid in the first 2.5 years...
  6. pmc Direct costs of occupational asthma due to sensitization in Quebec (1988 to 2002): revisited
    Jean Luc Malo
    Department of Chest Medicine, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec
    Can Respir J 18:e1-5. 2011
    ..Compensation for loss of income (CLI) was found to be significantly higher for men and for OA caused by low-molecular-weight agents...
  7. doi Long-term outcomes of acute irritant-induced asthma
    Jean Luc Malo
    Axe de recherche en santé respiratoire, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, Quebec
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 179:923-8. 2009
    ..The long-term outcomes of acute irritant-induced asthma (IIA) are mostly unknown...
  8. ncbi Future advances in work-related asthma and the impact on occupational health
    Jean Luc Malo
    Department of Chest Medicine, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, 5400 West, Gouin Boulevard, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H4J 1C5
    Occup Med (Lond) 55:606-11. 2005
    ..All efforts should be made to achieve this goal at an affordable socio-economic cost...
  9. pmc Direct costs of occupational asthma in Quebec between 1988 and 2002
    Jean Luc Malo
    Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Can Respir J 15:413-6. 2008
    ..Forty to 70 cases of occupational asthma due to sensitization to an agent present in the workplace are accepted each year by the Commission de la santé et de la sécurité du travail, the Quebec medicolegal agency...
  10. doi Agents causing occupational asthma
    Jean Luc Malo
    Hôpital du Sacré Coeur de Montréal and Université de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 123:545-50. 2009
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  11. pmc Asthma in the workplace: a Canadian contribution and perspective
    Jean Luc Malo
    Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Can Respir J 14:407-13. 2007
  12. ncbi Occupational asthma
    Jean Luc Malo
    Department of Chest Medicine, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, Canada
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 10:57-61. 2004
    ..Genetic susceptibility is explored. New diagnostic means are described. Surveillance programs are conducted and preventive measures are proposed...
  13. ncbi From asthma in the workplace to occupational asthma
    Jean Luc Malo
    Axe de recherche en santé respiratoire and Center for Asthma in the Workplace, Department of Chest Medicine, Sacre Coeur Hospital, Montreal, Canada H4J 1C5
    Lancet 370:295-7. 2007
  14. ncbi Occupational asthma: what have we learned in the past 10 years ... and what should we learn next?
    J L Malo
    Department of Chest Medicine, Hôpital du Sacré Caeur de Montréal, 5400 Boul Gouin Ouest, Montreal, Que, Canada H4J 1C5
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 57:123-6. 2002
  15. doi Association of bronchial reactivity to occupational agents with methacholine reactivity, sputum cells and immunoglobulin E-mediated reactivity
    J L Malo
    Axe de recherche en santé respiratoire, Hôpital du Sacré Cœur de Montréal, and Université de Montréal, Montreal, Canada
    Clin Exp Allergy 41:497-504. 2011
    ..Bronchial responsiveness and IgE-mediated reactivity are associated with specific bronchial reactivity to allergens...
  16. doi Definitions and classification of work-related asthma
    Jean Luc Malo
    Department of Chest Medicine, Hôpital du Sacré Cœur, Universite de Montreal, 5400 West Gouin Boulevard, Montreal H4J 1C5, Canada
    Immunol Allergy Clin North Am 31:645-62, v. 2011
    ..The rationale, issues, and controversies relating to this approach are critically reviewed to stimulate the development of a consensus on operational definitions of the various phenotypes of WRA...
  17. ncbi Exaggerated bronchoconstriction due to inhalation challenges with occupational agents
    J L Malo
    Dept of Chest Medicine, Sacre Coeur Hospital, Montreal, Canada
    Eur Respir J 23:300-3. 2004
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  18. ncbi Airway inflammation after cessation of exposure to agents causing occupational asthma
    Karim Maghni
    Department of Chest Medicine, Sacre Coeur Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 169:367-72. 2004
    ..We conclude that failure to improve after cessation of exposure to an agent causing OA is associated with airway inflammation at follow-up...
  19. ncbi An effective strategy for diagnosing occupational asthma: use of induced sputum
    Frederic Girard
    Department of Chest Medicine, Sacre Coeur Hospital, 5400 West Gouin, Montreal, Quebec, H4J 1C5 Canada
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 170:845-50. 2004
    ..3% (r 3.1-24.1) depending on the cutoff value in sputum eosinophils chosen (greater than 1 or 2%, respectively). The addition of sputum cell counts to PEF monitoring is useful to improve the diagnosis of occupational asthma...
  20. ncbi Maternal asthma, its control and severity in pregnancy, and the incidence of atopic dermatitis and allergic rhinitis in the offspring
    Marie Josée Martel
    Faculty of Pharmacy, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Pediatr 155:707-13.e1. 2009
    ..To evaluate the relationship between maternal asthma, its level of control and severity during pregnancy, and atopic dermatitis (AD) and allergic rhinitis (AR) incidence in children...
  21. doi Matrix metalloproteinase-9 increases in the sputum from allergic occupational asthma patients after specific inhalation challenge
    Roberto Castano
    Department of Surgery Otolaryngology, Axe de recherche en santé respiratoire, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, Montreal, Que, Canada
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 160:161-4. 2013
    ..We sought to assess whether a high-molecular-weight occupational allergen was able to induce changes in MMP-9 as well as in other MMPs and TIMPs in subjects with occupational asthma...
  22. doi Long-term outcomes in a prospective cohort of apprentices exposed to high-molecular-weight agents
    Denyse Gautrin
    Axe de recherche en santé respiratoire, Sacre Coeur Hospital, 5400 Gouin Blvd West, Montreal, Canada H4J 1C5
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 177:871-9. 2008
    ..We conducted a long-term (8-yr) follow-up of 408 apprentices entering programs involving exposure to high-molecular-weight allergens...
  23. doi Matrix metalloproteinases and tissue inhibitors of metalloproteinases in nasal lavage after an inhalation challenge with flour
    Roberto Castano
    Department of Surgery Otolaryngology, Sacre Coeur Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Laryngoscope 122:730-5. 2012
    ..We examined whether an immediate allergic reaction that induces nasal congestion and inflammation is able to also induce changes in remodeling parameters in nasal fluid...
  24. pmc Identification of clinically significant psychological distress and psychiatric morbidity by examining quality of life in subjects with occupational asthma
    David Miedinger
    Division of Chest Medicine, Research Center, Department of Chest Medicine, Hôpital du Sacré Cœur de Montréal, 5400 Gouin West, Montreal, Quebec, H4J 1C5, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 9:76. 2011
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  25. doi Long-term pathologic consequences of acute irritant-induced asthma
    Naoya Takeda
    Meakins Christie Laboratories, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 124:975-81.e1. 2009
    ..Acute irritant-induced asthma (IrIa) or reactive airways dysfunction syndrome is caused by exposure to a high concentration of an agent. The long-term pathologic consequences of IrIa remain thus far unknown...
  26. ncbi Impairment in workers with isocyanate-induced occupational asthma and removed from exposure in the province of Québec between 1985 and 2002
    Manon Labrecque
    Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Occup Environ Med 48:1093-8. 2006
    ....
  27. ncbi Proinflammatory mediators in nasal lavage of subjects with occupational rhinitis
    Roberto Castano
    Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 143:301-3.e1. 2010
    ..Our results suggest a predominant nasal eosinophilic inflammatory response after occupational allergen challenge...
  28. ncbi Are psychiatric disorders associated with worse asthma control and quality of life in asthma patients?
    Kim L Lavoie
    Research Center, Division of Chest Medicine, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, J 3190, 5400 Gouin West, Montreal, Que, Canada H4J 1C5
    Respir Med 99:1249-57. 2005
    ..This study evaluated the prevalence of psychiatric disorders in 406 adult asthma patients, and associations between psychiatric status, levels of asthma control, and asthma-related quality of life...
  29. ncbi Airway inflammation and functional changes after exposure to different concentrations of isocyanates
    Catherine Lemiere
    Department of Chest Medicine, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, 5400 West Gouin Boulevard, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H4J 1C5
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 110:641-6. 2002
    ..Isocyanates are a common cause of occupational asthma (OA)...
  30. ncbi Comparison of peak expiratory flow variability between workers with work-exacerbated asthma and occupational asthma
    Samah Chiry
    Department of Chest Medicine, Sacre Coeur Hospital, 5400 Gouin West, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Chest 132:483-8. 2007
    ..We sought to assess and compare the diurnal variability of PEF during periods at and away from work between subjects with OA and WEA...
  31. doi Quality-of-life, psychological, and cost outcomes 2 years after diagnosis of occupational asthma
    David Miedinger
    Department of Chest Medicine, Sacré Coeur Hospital and Université de Montréal, Montreal, Canada
    J Occup Environ Med 53:231-8. 2011
    ..To examine the association between clinical and socioeconomic variables and their influence on psychological and cost outcomes in patients with occupational asthma (OA)...
  32. pmc New methodology for specific inhalation challenges with occupational agents
    Simon Caron
    Department of Chest Medicine, Sacre Coeur Hospital, Montreal, Canada
    Respir Res 11:72. 2010
    ..Our aim was to design an equipment, called the GenaSIC, that allows the generation of various agents regardless of the formulation and to assess the feasibility of its use in patients investigated for OA...
  33. doi Frequency of work-related respiratory symptoms in workers without asthma
    Samah Chiry
    Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Ind Med 52:447-54. 2009
    ....
  34. doi Medical surveillance programme for diisocyanate exposure
    Manon Labrecque
    Department of Chest Medicine, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, 5400 Gouin Blvd West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Occup Environ Med 68:302-7. 2011
    ....
  35. doi Prospective outcome assessment of occupational rhinitis after removal from exposure
    Roberto Castano
    Department of Surgery Otolaryngology, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Occup Environ Med 55:579-85. 2013
    ..To conduct a prospective evaluation of clinical and quality of life (QOL) outcomes of occupational rhinitis (OR) after cessation of exposure...
  36. pmc Cost-effectiveness of various diagnostic approaches for occupational asthma
    Wendy A Kennedy
    Faculty of Pharmacy, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Can Respir J 14:276-80. 2007
    ..Diagnosis of occupational asthma (OA) by specific inhalation challenge (SIC) can be costly and is not always available. The use of sputum testing to avoid this in some patients may be a more cost-effective alternative...
  37. doi Reproducibility of nasal lavage in the context of the inhalation challenge investigation of occupational rhinitis
    Roberto Castano
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Rhinol 22:271-5. 2008
    ..An ancillary objective was to assess the reproducibility of NAL in the context of two different SIC methodologies...
  38. doi Prevalence of psychiatric disorders among patients investigated for occupational asthma: an overlooked differential diagnosis?
    Kim L Lavoie
    Montreal Behavioural Medicine Centre, Hôpital du Sacré Coeur de Montréal a University of Montreal affiliated hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 187:926-32. 2013
    ..Although several differential diagnoses are considered (e.g., rhinitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), psychiatric disorders (many with somatic complaints that mimic asthma) are rarely considered or assessed...
  39. doi The Dutch diagnostic model for laboratory animal allergen sensitization was generalizable in Canadian apprentices
    Eva Suarthana
    Department of Chest Medicine, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:542-9. 2009
    ..To assess the transportability of an existing diagnostic questionnaire model for the sensitization to laboratory animal (LA) allergens...
  40. ncbi Risk factors, predictors, and markers for work-related asthma and rhinitis
    Denyse Gautrin
    Universite de Montreal, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, 5400 Gouin Boulevard West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 10:365-72. 2010
    ....
  41. ncbi Long-term socioprofessional and psychological status in workers investigated for occupational asthma in quebec
    Gregory Moullec
    Research Centre, Division of Chest Medicine, Hôpital du Sacré Cœur de Montréal a University of Montreal affiliated hospital, Quebec, Canada
    J Occup Environ Med 55:1052-64. 2013
    ..To compare the long-term status of workers with occupational asthma (OA) with those of subjects with work-exacerbated asthma (WEA) and nonasthmatic (NA) workers...
  42. ncbi Time course of onset of sensitization to common and occupational inhalants in apprentices
    Bich Nguyen
    Department of Chest Medicine, Hôpital du Sacré Coeur, Montreal, Canada
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 111:807-12. 2003
    ..Incident sensitization to common allergens in the setting of sensitization to an occupational allergen has not been described...
  43. pmc Use of inhaled corticosteroids during the first trimester of pregnancy and the risk of congenital malformations among women with asthma
    Lucie Blais
    Universite de Montreal, Faculte de Pharmacie, CP 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3C 3J7
    Thorax 62:320-8. 2007
    ..To investigate whether the maternal use of different doses of inhaled corticosteroids (ICSs) during the first trimester of pregnancy for the treatment of asthma increases the risk of congenital malformations in the offspring...
  44. pmc Does the methacholine test reproduce symptoms?
    Marianne Lévesque
    Department of Chest Medicine, Sacre Coeur Hospital, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec
    Can Respir J 17:224-8. 2010
    ..The interpretation of methacholine test results do not usually consider the symptoms for which the subject was referred and those that occur during the test...
  45. ncbi Reproducibility of acoustic rhinometry in the investigation of occupational rhinitis
    Roberto Castano
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Rhinol 21:474-7. 2007
    ..The reproducibility of acoustic rhinometry measurements in the setting of occupational challenges has never been examined. This study assessed the reproducibility of acoustic rhinometry during SIC investigation of occupational rhinitis...
  46. doi Occupational rhinitis and asthma: where do we stand, where do we go?
    Roberto Castano
    Department of Otolaryngology Research Center, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, 5400 Boulevard Gouin Ouest, J 3185, Montreal, Quebec, H4J 1C5, Canada
    Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 10:135-42. 2010
    ..Further developments in the field of OR are expected to lead to more generalized clinical applications, following the example of what has been achieved for OA...
  47. ncbi Socioeconomic status and utilization of health care services among asthmatic children
    Devendra Krishna Amre
    Department of Pediatrics, Hĵpital Sainte Justine, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Asthma 39:625-31. 2002
    ..However, SES differences in hospitalization may suggest differential management and/or treatment practices according to socioeconomic status at the emergency departments...
  48. ncbi [Use of induced sputum in the investigation of occupational asthma]
    Catherine Lemiere
    Universite de Montreal, Service de pneumologie et Axe de recherche en santé respiratoire, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, 5400, boulevard Gouin Ouest, Montreal, Quebec, H4J 1S9 Canada
    Med Sci (Paris) 22:595-600. 2006
    ..Its role in the surveillance of workers at risk to develop occupational asthma remains to be determined...
  49. ncbi Specific inhalation challenge with flour induced release of brain-derived neurotrophic factor in nasal fluid
    Roberto Castano
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada Chronic Disease Research Division, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 4:49-55. 2014
    ....
  50. doi Determinants of the incidence of childhood asthma: a two-stage case-control study
    Marie Josée Martel
    Faculty of Pharmacy, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 169:195-205. 2009
    ..This study allowed the authors to identify, within a single setting, the most influential determinants of childhood asthma among 47 predictors assessed for the prenatal, perinatal, and childhood periods...
  51. ncbi Does clinical trial subject selection restrict the ability to generalize use and cost of health services to "real life" subjects?
    Wendy A Kennedy
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Montreal, Canada
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 19:8-16. 2003
    ..To explore one aspect of the external validity of the randomized controlled trial (RCT), specifically how being selected for inclusion in a trial and having participated has influenced the use and cost of asthma-related health services...
  52. ncbi Occupational asthma due to pork antigens
    M Labrecque
    Department of Chest Medicine, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, 5400 Gouin West Blvd, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H4J 1C5
    Allergy 59:893-4. 2004
  53. pmc Airway hyperresponsiveness and risk of chest symptoms in an occupational model
    K Boutet
    Department of Chest Medicine, Hôpital du Sacré Coeur, 5400 Gouin Blvd West, Montreal, Canada, H4J 1C5
    Thorax 62:260-4. 2007
    ..The clinical outcome of asymptomatic airway hyperresponsiveness (AHR) remains unclear. A study was undertaken to evaluate the incidence of respiratory symptoms in a cohort of asymptomatic subjects with AHR at baseline...
  54. ncbi Structural changes and airway remodelling in occupational asthma at a mean interval of 14 years after cessation of exposure
    Y Sumi
    Meakins Christie Laboratories, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Clin Exp Allergy 37:1781-7. 2007
    ..Although the long-term clinical, functional and induced sputum sequelae have been examined in workers removed from exposure, the long-term pathological outcomes are unknown...
  55. pmc Is metal fume fever a determinant of welding related respiratory symptoms and/or increased bronchial responsiveness? A longitudinal study
    M El-Zein
    Joint Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Occup Environ Med 62:688-94. 2005
    ..The current prospective study investigated the hypothesis of metal fume fever (MFF) being a predictor for the development of respiratory symptoms and functional abnormalities...
  56. ncbi Occupational eosinophilic bronchitis
    M R Yacoub
    Department of Chest Medicine, Sacre Coeur Hospital, Montreal, Canada
    Allergy 60:1542-4. 2005
  57. ncbi Occupational asthma due to bethabara wood dust
    M R Yacoub
    Department of Chest Medicine, Sacre Coeur Hospital, Montreal, Canada
    Allergy 60:1544-5. 2005
  58. ncbi Rhinoconjunctivitis, bronchial responsiveness, and atopy as determinants for incident non-work-related asthma symptoms in apprentices exposed to high-molecular-weight allergens
    D Gautrin
    Department of Chest Medicine, Hôpital du Sacré Coeur, Montreal, Canada
    Allergy 58:608-15. 2003
    ....
  59. ncbi Assessment of impairment/disability due to occupational asthma through a multidimensional approach
    M R Yacoub
    Dept of Chest Medicine, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, 5400 Gouin West, Montreal, QC, H4J 1C5, Canada
    Eur Respir J 29:889-96. 2007
    ..In the assessment of subjects with occupational asthma, information on airway inflammation and psychological impacts are relevant to the assessment of impairment/disability, although these findings need further investigation...
  60. ncbi Incidence and host determinants of work-related rhinoconjunctivitis in apprentice pastry-makers
    D Gautrin
    The Department of Chest Medicine, Hôpital du Sacré Coeur, Montreal, Canada
    Allergy 57:913-8. 2002
    ..The aim of this work was to determine the incidence of work-related rhinoconjunctivitis (RC) symptoms and their determinants...
  61. pmc Prevalence and association of welding related systemic and respiratory symptoms in welders
    M El-Zein
    Joint Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Occup Environ Med 60:655-61. 2003
    ..The prevalence of welding related respiratory symptoms coexisting with welding related systemic symptoms in welders is unknown...
  62. ncbi Diisocyanate antigen-stimulated monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 synthesis has greater test efficiency than specific antibodies for identification of diisocyanate asthma
    David I Bernstein
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Immunology, College of Medicine, University of Cincinnati, 231 Albert Sabin Way, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0563, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 166:445-50. 2002
    ..This study indicates that the MCP-1 stimulation assay has greater sensitivity and specificity than the specific antibody assays in correctly identifying DA...
  63. ncbi Diisocyanate asthma and gene-environment interactions with IL4RA, CD-14, and IL-13 genes
    David I Bernstein
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Immunology, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 97:800-6. 2006
    ..Diisocyanate asthma (DA) affects 2% to 10% of exposed workers, yet the pathogenetic mechanisms underlying this disorder remain ill defined...
  64. pmc Defining occupational asthma and confirming the diagnosis: what do experts suggest?
    Jean Luc Malo
    Occup Environ Med 64:359-60. 2007
  65. ncbi Proceedings of the first Jack Pepys Occupational Asthma Symposium
    Moira Chan-Yeung
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 167:450-71. 2003
  66. ncbi A tribute to Tiffeneau's original contribution in the current issue of the journal
    Jean Luc Malo
    Allergy 61:1200-1. 2006
  67. ncbi Changes in specific IgE and IgG and monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 in workers with occupational asthma caused by diisocyanates and removed from exposure
    Jean Luc Malo
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 118:530-3. 2006
  68. ncbi Incidence of occupational rhinoconjunctivitis and risk factors in animal-health apprentices
    François Rodier
    University of Montreal, Hôpital du Sacré Coeur, Canada
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 112:1105-11. 2003
    ..Exposure to laboratory animals often causes the appearance of immunologic sensitization and symptoms...
  69. ncbi Asthma may be more severe if it is work-related
    Jean Luc Malo
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 172:406-7. 2005
  70. ncbi Asthma caused by cyanoacrylate used in a leisure activity
    Mona Rita Yacoub
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 116:462. 2005