Jan Paul Zock

Summary

Affiliation: Hospital del Mar
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. ncbi Asthma risk, cleaning activities and use of specific cleaning products among Spanish indoor cleaners
    J P Zock
    Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, IMIM, Barcelona, Spain
    Scand J Work Environ Health 27:76-81. 2001
  2. ncbi Housing characteristics, reported mold exposure, and asthma in the European Community Respiratory Health Survey
    Jan Paul Zock
    Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, IMIM, Dr Aiguader 80, E 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 110:285-92. 2002
  3. pmc Occupation, smoking, and chronic obstructive respiratory disorders: a cross sectional study in an industrial area of Catalonia, Spain
    Angeles Jaén
    Centre d Estudis Epidemiològics sobre la SIDA de Catalunya CEESCAT, Crta de Canyet s n, 08916 Badalona, Spain
    Environ Health 5:2. 2006
  4. ncbi Occupation, chronic bronchitis, and lung function in young adults. An international study
    J P Zock
    Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, and Department of Experimental and Health Sciences, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 163:1572-7. 2001
  5. ncbi Asthma characteristics in cleaning workers, workers in other risk jobs and office workers
    J P Zock
    Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, Institut Municipal d lnvestigació Mèdica, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur Respir J 20:679-85. 2002
  6. ncbi Distribution and determinants of house dust mite allergens in Europe: the European Community Respiratory Health Survey II
    Jan Paul Zock
    Center for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Municipal Institute of Medical Research, Barcelona, Spain
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 118:682-90. 2006
  7. pmc The use of household cleaning sprays and adult asthma: an international longitudinal study
    Jan Paul Zock
    CREAL IMIM, Dr Aiguader 88, E 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 176:735-41. 2007
  8. pmc World at work: cleaners
    J P Zock
    Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, Municipal Institute of Medical Research IMIM, Dr Aiguader 80, E 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Occup Environ Med 62:581-4. 2005
  9. doi Functional and biological characteristics of asthma in cleaning workers
    David Vizcaya
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain
    Respir Med 107:673-83. 2013
  10. pmc Inhalation incidents and respiratory health: results from the European Community Respiratory Health Survey
    Maria C Mirabelli
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Ind Med 52:17-24. 2009

Detail Information

Publications43

  1. ncbi Asthma risk, cleaning activities and use of specific cleaning products among Spanish indoor cleaners
    J P Zock
    Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, IMIM, Barcelona, Spain
    Scand J Work Environ Health 27:76-81. 2001
    ..Recent studies have shown an excess risk of asthma for cleaners, but it is not clear which cleaning-related exposures induce or aggravate asthma...
  2. ncbi Housing characteristics, reported mold exposure, and asthma in the European Community Respiratory Health Survey
    Jan Paul Zock
    Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, IMIM, Dr Aiguader 80, E 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 110:285-92. 2002
    ..The effects of home dampness and mold exposure on adult asthma are not clear...
  3. pmc Occupation, smoking, and chronic obstructive respiratory disorders: a cross sectional study in an industrial area of Catalonia, Spain
    Angeles Jaén
    Centre d Estudis Epidemiològics sobre la SIDA de Catalunya CEESCAT, Crta de Canyet s n, 08916 Badalona, Spain
    Environ Health 5:2. 2006
    ..We assessed the association between lifetime occupational exposures and airflow obstruction in a cross-sectional survey in an urban-industrial area of Catalonia, Spain...
  4. ncbi Occupation, chronic bronchitis, and lung function in young adults. An international study
    J P Zock
    Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, and Department of Experimental and Health Sciences, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 163:1572-7. 2001
    ..In conclusion, occupational exposures contributed to the occurrence of chronic (industrial) bronchitis in young adults. Fixed airflow limitation was not evident, probably due to the relatively young age of this population...
  5. ncbi Asthma characteristics in cleaning workers, workers in other risk jobs and office workers
    J P Zock
    Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, Institut Municipal d lnvestigació Mèdica, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur Respir J 20:679-85. 2002
    ..Asthma in cleaning workers showed many similarities with that in workers known to be at risk for occupational asthma. Atopic sensitisation did not seem to play an important role in cleaning-related asthma...
  6. ncbi Distribution and determinants of house dust mite allergens in Europe: the European Community Respiratory Health Survey II
    Jan Paul Zock
    Center for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Municipal Institute of Medical Research, Barcelona, Spain
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 118:682-90. 2006
    ....
  7. pmc The use of household cleaning sprays and adult asthma: an international longitudinal study
    Jan Paul Zock
    CREAL IMIM, Dr Aiguader 88, E 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 176:735-41. 2007
    ..Cleaning work and professional use of certain cleaning products have been associated with asthma, but respiratory effects of nonprofessional home cleaning have rarely been studied...
  8. pmc World at work: cleaners
    J P Zock
    Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, Municipal Institute of Medical Research IMIM, Dr Aiguader 80, E 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Occup Environ Med 62:581-4. 2005
  9. doi Functional and biological characteristics of asthma in cleaning workers
    David Vizcaya
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain
    Respir Med 107:673-83. 2013
    ..Cleaning workers have an increased risk of asthma but the underlying mechanisms are largely unknown. We studied functional and biological characteristics in asthmatic cleaners and compared these to healthy cleaners...
  10. pmc Inhalation incidents and respiratory health: results from the European Community Respiratory Health Survey
    Maria C Mirabelli
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Ind Med 52:17-24. 2009
    ..Inhalation incidents are an important cause of acute respiratory symptoms, but little is known about how these incidents affect chronic respiratory health...
  11. ncbi Lung function decline, chronic bronchitis, and occupational exposures in young adults
    Jordi Sunyer
    Respiratory and Health Research Unit, Medical Research Institute, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 172:1139-45. 2005
    ..Occupational exposures to vapors, gas, dust, or fumes have been shown to be a risk factor of airway obstruction in cross-sectional studies in the general population...
  12. doi Persistent respiratory symptoms in clean-up workers 5 years after the Prestige oil spill
    Jan Paul Zock
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain
    Occup Environ Med 69:508-13. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the persistence of these respiratory symptoms 5 years after clean-up work...
  13. pmc Employment status and use of respiratory protection among metalworkers, solderers and welders
    Maria C Mirabelli
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Municipal Institute of Medical Research, Barcelona, Spain
    Occup Environ Med 64:548-52. 2007
    ..The authors assessed the extent to which use of respiratory protection and ventilation equipment is associated with self-employed versus employee status among adults in an international study...
  14. ncbi Exposure to substances in the workplace and new-onset asthma: an international prospective population-based study (ECRHS-II)
    Manolis Kogevinas
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Municipal Institute of Medical Research, Barcelona, Spain
    Lancet 370:336-41. 2007
    ..We therefore aimed to estimate the relative and attributable risks of new-onset asthma in relation to occupations, work-related exposures, and inhalation accidents...
  15. doi Serum total immunoglobulin E is a surrogate of atopy in adult-onset asthma: a longitudinal study
    Anne Elie Carsin
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 160:387-92. 2013
    ..We studied the associations between serum total IgE, the number of sensitizations and the sum of specific IgEs and new-onset asthma using longitudinal data from the European Community Respiratory Health Survey...
  16. doi Evaluation of the persistence of functional and biological respiratory health effects in clean-up workers 6 years after the prestige oil spill
    Jan Paul Zock
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute IMIM, Barcelona, Spain CIBER Epidemiología y Salud Pública CIBERESP, Spain Electronic address
    Environ Int 62:72-7. 2014
    ..Methodological issues that need to be considered in this type of studies include the choice of a non-exposed control group and limitation of follow-up to subgroups such as never smokers...
  17. pmc Swimming pool attendance, asthma, allergies, and lung function in the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children cohort
    Laia Font-Ribera
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 183:582-8. 2011
    ..Cross-sectional studies have reported inconsistent findings for the association between recreational swimming pool attendance and asthma and allergic diseases in childhood...
  18. pmc Occupational risk factors for asthma among nurses and related healthcare professionals in an international study
    Maria C Mirabelli
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Municipal Institute of Medical Research, Barcelona, Spain
    Occup Environ Med 64:474-9. 2007
    ....
  19. doi Dampness and mould in schools and respiratory symptoms in children: the HITEA study
    Alicia Borràs-Santos
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain
    Occup Environ Med 70:681-7. 2013
    ..The adverse respiratory health effects of dampness and mould in the home have been extensively reported, but few studies have evaluated the health effects of such exposures in schools...
  20. ncbi Occupational exposure to immunologically active agents and risk for lymphoma
    Manolis Kogevinas
    Servei d Epidemiologia and Registre del Cancer, Institut Catala d Oncologia, Gran Via Km 2 7, 08907 L Hospitalet, Barcelona, Spain
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1814-8. 2004
    ....
  21. ncbi Evaluation of specific occupational asthma risks in a community-based study with special reference to single and multiple exposures
    Jan Paul Zock
    Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, Municipal Institute of Medical Research, Barcelona, Spain
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 14:397-403. 2004
    ..To compare two job exposure matrices (JEMs) for the evaluation of asthma risks related to specific occupational exposures in a community-based study...
  22. ncbi Socioeconomic status and asthma prevalence in young adults: the European Community Respiratory Health Survey
    Xavier Basagana
    Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Epidemiol 160:178-88. 2004
    ..The authors concluded that community influences of living in a low-educational area are associated with asthma, independently of subjects' own educational level and social class...
  23. ncbi Early life exposures to home dampness, pet ownership and farm animal contact and neuropsychological development in 4 year old children: a prospective birth cohort study
    Lidia Casas
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain Municipal Institute of Medical Research IMIM, Barcelona, Spain CIBER Epidemiología y Salud Pública CIBERESP, Barcelona, Spain Electronic address
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 216:690-7. 2013
    ..In conclusion, damp housing in early life may have adverse effects on neuropsychological development at 4 years old. More research is needed to explore the possible involvement of mycotoxins in the observed results. ..
  24. ncbi The use of household cleaning products during pregnancy and lower respiratory tract infections and wheezing during early life
    Lidia Casas
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Public Health 58:757-64. 2013
    ..To evaluate the effects of household use of cleaning products during pregnancy on infant wheezing and lower respiratory tract infections (LRTI)...
  25. pmc Metalworking exposures and persistent skin symptoms in the ECRHS II and SAPALDIA 2 cohorts
    Maria C Mirabelli
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain
    Contact Dermatitis 60:256-63. 2009
    ..Diseases of the skin are important and often preventable conditions occurring among workers with dermal exposures to irritant and sensitizing agents...
  26. doi Occupational exposure to immunologically active agents and risk for lymphoma: the European Epilymph case-control study
    Ana Espinosa
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain
    Cancer Epidemiol 37:378-84. 2013
    ..Allergies and asthma may be protective for the development of lymphoma. We evaluated whether occupational allergens that provoke immune reactivity and asthma through an IgE-mediated pathway are protective for lymphoma...
  27. ncbi Impact of occupational exposure on severity of COPD
    Esther Rodriguez
    Respiratory Medicine Department, Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, CIBER Enfermedades Respiratorias, Barcelona, Spain
    Chest 134:1237-43. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to analyze the impact of occupational exposures on respiratory symptoms, lung function, and employment status in a series of COPD patients...
  28. pmc Occupational exposure to high molecular weight allergens and lymphoma risk among Italian adults
    Maria C Mirabelli
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:2650-4. 2009
    ..The present analysis was conducted to assess the associations between occupational exposure to specific HMW allergens and the risk of B-cell, T-cell, and Hodgkin's lymphomas...
  29. doi Reported occupational respiratory diseases in three Spanish regions
    Ramon Orriols
    Servei de Pneumologia, Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Ind Med 53:922-30. 2010
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  30. ncbi Prolonged respiratory symptoms in clean-up workers of the prestige oil spill
    Jan Paul Zock
    Center for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Municipal Institute of Medical Research, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 176:610-6. 2007
    ..The wreckage of the oil tanker Prestige in November 2002 produced heavy contamination off the coast of Galicia, Spain...
  31. pmc Update on asthma and cleaners
    Jan Paul Zock
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 10:114-20. 2010
    ..The authors also aimed to identify gaps in the current knowledge and to recommend future research on the topic...
  32. pmc Lifetime occupational exposure to dusts, gases and fumes is associated with bronchitis symptoms and higher diffusion capacity in COPD patients
    Esther Rodriguez
    Servei de Pneumologia, Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain CIBER de Enfermedades Respiratorias CIBERES Instituto Nacional de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, Spain
    PLoS ONE 9:e88426. 2014
    ..The effect of occupational exposure on other characteristics of COPD, especially those reflecting emphysema, has not been studied in these patients...
  33. ncbi Indoor swimming pool attendance and respiratory and dermal health in schoolchildren - HITEA Catalonia
    Laia Font-Ribera
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain IMIM Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute, Barcelona, Spain Universitat Pompeu Fabra UPF, Barcelona, Spain CIBER de Epidemiología y Salud Pública CIBERESP, Spain Electronic address
    Respir Med 108:1056-9. 2014
    ..We evaluated the association between indoor swimming pool attendance during childhood and respiratory and dermal conditions and symptoms in Catalan schoolchildren...
  34. pmc Short-term changes in respiratory biomarkers after swimming in a chlorinated pool
    Laia Font-Ribera
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Health Perspect 118:1538-44. 2010
    ..Swimming in chlorinated pools involves exposure to disinfection by-products (DBPs) and has been associated with impaired respiratory health...
  35. doi Occupational risk factors for chronic respiratory disease in a New Zealand population using lifetime occupational history
    Anna Hansell
    From the MRC PHE Centre for Environment and Health Drs Hansell and Ghosh, Imperial College London, London, the United Kingdom Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust Dr Hansell, London, the United Kingdom Tauranga Hospital Dr Poole, Tauranga, New Zealand Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL Dr Zock, Barcelona, Spain Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute IMIM Dr Zock, Barcelona, Spain CIBER Epidemiología y Salud Pública CIBERESP Dr Zock, Spain University of Otago Wellington Prof Weatherall, Wellington, New Zealand Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences Profs Vermeulen and Kromhout, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands Medical Research Institute of New Zealand Dr Travers, Wellington, New Zealand and University of Otago, North Dunedin, New Zealand Prof Beasley
    J Occup Environ Med 56:270-80. 2014
    ..To investigate associations between respiratory disease and occupational exposures in a New Zealand urban population, the Wellington Respiratory Survey...
  36. pmc Early life microbial exposure and fractional exhaled nitric oxide in school-age children: a prospective birth cohort study
    Lidia Casas
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Health 12:103. 2013
    ..In the present work we aimed to evaluate the associations between early life microbial exposures, and fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) at school age...
  37. doi Occupational exposure in patients with the antisynthetase syndrome
    Ane Labirua-Iturburu
    Internal Medicine Department, Vall d Hebron General Hospital, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, C Siracusa N 12 Bis A, Barcelona, 08012, Spain
    Clin Rheumatol 33:221-5. 2014
    ..06) over the observation period. In conclusion, a high percentage of patients with ASS had been exposed to dusts, gases, or fumes...
  38. pmc Occupational risk factors and asthma among health care professionals
    George L Delclos
    The University of Texas Houston School of Public Health, 1200 Herman Pressler Street, Suite RAS W1018, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 175:667-75. 2007
    ..Recent U.S. data suggest an increased risk of work-related asthma among health care workers, yet only a few specific determinants have been elucidated...
  39. ncbi Do asthma and allergy influence subsequent pet keeping? An analysis of childhood and adulthood
    Cecilie Svanes
    Department of Thoracic Medicine, Institute of Medicine, University of Bergen, Norway
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 118:691-8. 2006
    ..Asthma and allergy might influence the choice of keeping pets, leading to apparent protective effects of pets on allergic disease...
  40. ncbi Bronchial responsiveness in atopic adults increases with exposure to cat allergen
    Susan Chinn
    Respiratory Epidemiology and Public Health Group, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 176:20-6. 2007
    ..The association of asthma with sensitization and allergen exposure is known to be complex. There have been few studies of bronchial responsiveness in relation to both risk factors in adults...
  41. ncbi Cat allergen level: its determinants and relationship to specific IgE to cat across European centers
    Joachim Heinrich
    GSF, National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 118:674-81. 2006
    ..Cat allergen level in settled house dust and its determinants in Europe are unknown...
  42. ncbi Comparison of self-reported occupational exposure with a job exposure matrix in an international community-based study on asthma
    Frank de Vocht
    Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Environmental and Occupational Health Group, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Am J Ind Med 47:434-42. 2005
    ..Self-reports are frequently used to assess occupational exposures in epidemiological studies on asthma, but the validity and influence of asthma status on performance is unclear...
  43. ncbi Cat and dust mite allergen levels, specific IgG and IgG4, and respiratory symptoms in adults
    Deborah Jarvis
    Respiratory Epidemiology and Public Health Group, National Heart and Lung Institute, London, UK
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 119:697-704. 2007
    ..Exposure to allergen may induce a modified T(H)2 response characterized by high IgG(4) levels, absence of IgE sensitization, and a decreased risk of allergic respiratory symptoms...