Kathleen Kreiss

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Flavoring-related bronchiolitis obliterans
    Kathleen Kreiss
    Field Studies Branch, Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 7:162-7. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Cumulative sensitization and disease in a beryllium oxide ceramics worker cohort
    Christine R Schuler
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, Field Studies Branch, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WVa 26505, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:1343-50. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Occupational causes of constrictive bronchiolitis
    Kathleen Kreiss
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 13:167-72. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Longitudinal lung function declines among California flavoring manufacturing workers
    Kathleen Kreiss
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NIOSH, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Am J Ind Med 55:657-68. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Beryllium: a modern industrial hazard
    Kathleen Kreiss
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 28:259-77. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Clinical bronchiolitis obliterans in workers at a microwave-popcorn plant
    Kathleen Kreiss
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WVa 26505, USA
    N Engl J Med 347:330-8. 2002
  7. doi request reprint Sensitization and chronic beryllium disease at a primary manufacturing facility, part 3: exposure-response among short-term workers
    Christine R Schuler
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, Field Studies Branch, NIOSH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Scand J Work Environ Health 38:270-81. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Sensitization and chronic beryllium disease at a primary manufacturing facility, part 2: validation of historical exposures
    Ji Young Park
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NIOSH, Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, Morgantown, WV, USA
    Scand J Work Environ Health 38:259-69. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Serial evaluations at an indium-tin oxide production facility
    Kristin J Cummings
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Am J Ind Med 56:300-7. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Sensitization and chronic beryllium disease at a primary manufacturing facility, part 1: historical exposure reconstruction
    M Abbas Virji
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Scand J Work Environ Health 38:247-58. 2012

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Publications61

  1. ncbi request reprint Flavoring-related bronchiolitis obliterans
    Kathleen Kreiss
    Field Studies Branch, Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 7:162-7. 2007
    ..Toxicologic and epidemiologic studies in the succeeding 5 years have intervention and research implications...
  2. doi request reprint Cumulative sensitization and disease in a beryllium oxide ceramics worker cohort
    Christine R Schuler
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, Field Studies Branch, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WVa 26505, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:1343-50. 2008
    ..We followed a cohort of 136 beryllium oxide ceramics workers from 1992 to 2003, including those who left employment, for beryllium sensitization and chronic beryllium disease (CBD)...
  3. doi request reprint Occupational causes of constrictive bronchiolitis
    Kathleen Kreiss
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 13:167-72. 2013
    ..Indolent evolution of dyspnea without a recognized hazardous exposure is a more common presentation...
  4. doi request reprint Longitudinal lung function declines among California flavoring manufacturing workers
    Kathleen Kreiss
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NIOSH, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Am J Ind Med 55:657-68. 2012
    ..The California Department of Public Health received serial spirometry data for flavoring manufacturing workers at 20 companies at risk of bronchiolitis obliterans...
  5. ncbi request reprint Beryllium: a modern industrial hazard
    Kathleen Kreiss
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 28:259-77. 2007
    ..Beryllium sensitization and disease prevention are paradigms for much broader public health action in both occupational and general population settings...
  6. ncbi request reprint Clinical bronchiolitis obliterans in workers at a microwave-popcorn plant
    Kathleen Kreiss
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WVa 26505, USA
    N Engl J Med 347:330-8. 2002
    ..No recognized cause was identified in the plant. Therefore, we medically evaluated current employees and assessed their occupational exposures...
  7. doi request reprint Sensitization and chronic beryllium disease at a primary manufacturing facility, part 3: exposure-response among short-term workers
    Christine R Schuler
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, Field Studies Branch, NIOSH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Scand J Work Environ Health 38:270-81. 2012
    ..We examined exposure-response relations using personal exposure estimates in a beryllium worker cohort with limited work tenure to minimize exposure misclassification...
  8. doi request reprint Sensitization and chronic beryllium disease at a primary manufacturing facility, part 2: validation of historical exposures
    Ji Young Park
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NIOSH, Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, Morgantown, WV, USA
    Scand J Work Environ Health 38:259-69. 2012
    ..The JEM was generated for an epidemiologic study to examine quantitative exposure-response relationships with sensitization and chronic beryllium disease...
  9. doi request reprint Serial evaluations at an indium-tin oxide production facility
    Kristin J Cummings
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Am J Ind Med 56:300-7. 2013
    ..We evaluated the effectiveness of workplace changes to prevent indium lung disease, using 2002-2010 surveillance data collected by an indium-tin oxide production facility...
  10. doi request reprint Sensitization and chronic beryllium disease at a primary manufacturing facility, part 1: historical exposure reconstruction
    M Abbas Virji
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Scand J Work Environ Health 38:247-58. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to develop historical estimates of size-selective personal exposure to beryllium for an epidemiologic study...
  11. pmc Impact of negatively charged patches on the surface of MHC class II antigen-presenting proteins on risk of chronic beryllium disease
    James A Snyder
    Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J R Soc Interface 5:749-58. 2008
    ..Together with the calculated high binding affinities for beryllium, these results suggest that an adverse immune response, leading to CBD, is triggered by chemically specific metal-protein interactions...
  12. ncbi request reprint Exposure pathway assessment at a copper-beryllium alloy facility
    Gregory A Day
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 51:67-80. 2007
    ..Based on our current understanding of the multiple exposure pathways that may lead to sensitization, we support prudent control practices such as use of protective gloves to minimize skin exposure to beryllium salts and fine particles...
  13. ncbi request reprint TNF-alpha polymorphisms in chronic beryllium disease and beryllium sensitization
    Erin C McCanlies
    Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:446-52. 2007
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  14. ncbi request reprint Diacetyl emissions and airborne dust from butter flavorings used in microwave popcorn production
    Randy Boylstein
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 3:530-5. 2006
    ..Until controls are fully implemented, companies should institute mandatory respiratory protection for all exposed workers...
  15. ncbi request reprint Sensitization and chronic beryllium disease among workers in copper-beryllium distribution centers
    Marcia L Stanton
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1095 Willowdale Road, MS H2800, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 48:204-11. 2006
    ..In this study, we performed a cross-sectional survey of employees at three copper-beryllium alloy distribution centers...
  16. pmc Efficacy of a program to prevent beryllium sensitization among new employees at a copper-beryllium alloy processing facility
    Carrie A Thomas
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, Field Studies Branch, 1095 Willowdale Rd, MS 2800, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Public Health Rep 124:112-24. 2009
    ..The facility then implemented a preventive program including particle migration control, respiratory and dermal protection, and process enclosure. We assessed the program's efficacy in preventing beryllium sensitization...
  17. pmc Hydrophilic fungi and ergosterol associated with respiratory illness in a water-damaged building
    Ju Hyeong Park
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:45-50. 2008
    ..Damp building-related respiratory illnesses are an important public health issue...
  18. pmc Enhanced preventive programme at a beryllium oxide ceramics facility reduces beryllium sensitisation among new workers
    Kristin J Cummings
    NIOSH, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Occup Environ Med 64:134-40. 2007
    ..In response, the facility implemented an enhanced preventive programme to reduce sensitisation, including increased respiratory and dermal protection and particle migration control...
  19. ncbi request reprint Rayon flock: a new cause of respiratory morbidity in a card processing plant
    Vinicius C S Antao
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Am J Ind Med 50:274-84. 2007
    ..Following employee respiratory concerns, we investigated the health effects of rayon flock exposure at a card manufacturing plant...
  20. doi request reprint Characteristics of beryllium exposure to small particles at a beryllium production facility
    M Abbas Virji
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 55:70-85. 2011
    ..Consideration of biologically relevant aspects of exposure such as beryllium particle size distribution, chemical form, and solubility will likely improve exposure assessment...
  21. doi request reprint Association between IL-1A single nucleotide polymorphisms and chronic beryllium disease and beryllium sensitization
    Erin C McCanlies
    Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:680-4. 2010
    ..To determine if single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in interleukin (IL) IL-1A, IL-1B, IL-1RN, IL-2, IL-9, and IL-9R were associated with chronic beryllium disease (CBD) and beryllium sensitization (BeS)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of flavorings-related lung disease risk at six microwave popcorn plants
    Richard Kanwal
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1095 Willowdale Road, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 48:149-57. 2006
    ..After investigating fixed airways obstruction in butter flavoring-exposed workers at a microwave popcorn plant, we sought to further characterize lung disease risk from airborne butter-flavoring chemicals...
  23. doi request reprint Evaluation of a preventive program to reduce sensitization at a beryllium metal, oxide, and alloy production plant
    Rachel L Bailey
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:505-12. 2010
    ..We evaluated a workplace preventive program's effectiveness, which emphasized skin and respiratory protection, workplace cleanliness, and beryllium migration control in lowering beryllium sensitization...
  24. doi request reprint Post-hire asthma among insect-rearing workers
    Eva Suarthana
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 54:310-7. 2012
    ..To evaluate the incidence of post-hire asthma (PHA) among insect-rearing workers, defined as asthma, the symptoms of which appeared after hire at the current workplace...
  25. pmc Occupational lung disease risk and exposure to butter-flavoring chemicals after implementation of controls at a microwave popcorn plant
    Richard Kanwal
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 1095 Willowdale Rd, MS H 2800, Morgantown 26505, USA
    Public Health Rep 126:480-94. 2011
    ..After an outbreak of severe lung disease among workers exposed to butter-flavoring chemicals at a microwave popcorn plant, we determined whether or not lung disease risk declined after implementation of exposure controls...
  26. doi request reprint Identification and measurement of diacetyl substitutes in dry bakery mix production
    Gregory Day
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505 2888, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 8:93-103. 2011
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  27. ncbi request reprint Exhaled nitric oxide measurement in workers in a microwave popcorn production plant
    Muge Akpinar-Elci
    CDC NIOSH Division of Respiratory Diseases Studies, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 12:106-10. 2006
    ..05). There is no indication that FENO is useful as a marker of lung injury in a flavoring-exposed worker population with a substantial lung disease burden, but the finding of low FENO in the high-exposure group should not be dismissed...
  28. doi request reprint Lung disease in flavoring and food production: learning from butter flavoring
    Nancy Sahakian
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Adv Food Nutr Res 55:163-92. 2009
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  29. doi request reprint Asthma arising in flavoring-exposed food production workers
    Nancy Sahakian
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC Field Studies Branch, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 21:173-7. 2008
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  30. doi request reprint Acute upper and lower respiratory effects in wildland firefighters
    Denise M Gaughan
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA mail
    J Occup Environ Med 50:1019-28. 2008
    ..To assess acute respiratory effects experienced by wildland firefighters...
  31. ncbi request reprint The association between HLA-DPB1Glu69 and chronic beryllium disease and beryllium sensitization
    Erin C McCanlies
    Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Am J Ind Med 46:95-103. 2004
    ..However, the relationship between HLA-DPB1 and beryllium sensitization, and whether the presence of one or two HLA-DPB1(Glu69) alleles is differentially associated with CBD and beryllium sensitization have not been completely resolved...
  32. ncbi request reprint Immunogenetic factors in beryllium sensitization and chronic beryllium disease
    Ainsley Weston
    Toxicology and Molecular Biology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 1095 Willowdale Road, Mailstop L 3014, Morgantown, WV 26505 2888, USA
    Mutat Res 592:68-78. 2005
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  33. pmc A reconsideration of acute Beryllium disease
    Kristin J Cummings
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:1250-6. 2009
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint HLA-DPB1 and chronic beryllium disease: a HuGE review
    Erin C McCanlies
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:388-98. 2003
    ..Continued research in the beryllium-exposed population will be important for improving personal risk assessment and identifying high-risk genes associated with disease progression...
  35. pmc Indium lung disease
    Kristin J Cummings
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1095 Willowdale Rd, MS 2800, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Chest 141:1512-21. 2012
    ..Reports of pulmonary fibrosis, emphysema, and, more recently, pulmonary alveolar proteinosis (PAP) in indium workers suggested that workplace exposure to indium compounds caused several different lung diseases...
  36. ncbi request reprint Characterization of respiratory exposures at a microwave popcorn plant with cases of bronchiolitis obliterans
    Greg Kullman
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NIOSH, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 2:169-78. 2005
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  37. ncbi request reprint Process-related risk of beryllium sensitization and disease in a copper-beryllium alloy facility
    Christine R Schuler
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Am J Ind Med 47:195-205. 2005
    ..At a copper-beryllium alloy strip and wire finishing facility we performed a cross-sectional survey to examine prevalences of beryllium sensitization and CBD, and relationships between sensitization and CBD and work areas/processes...
  38. ncbi request reprint Induced sputum evaluation in microwave popcorn production workers
    Muge Akpinar-Elci
    NIOSH Division of Respiratory Diseases Studies, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Field Studies Branch, Mail Stop H 2800, 1095 Willowdale Rd, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Chest 128:991-7. 2005
    ..We investigated whether exposure to flavoring agents is associated with airways inflammation in popcorn production workers...
  39. doi request reprint Markers of upper airway inflammation associated with microbial exposure and symptoms in occupants of a water-damaged building
    Muge Akpinar-Elci
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV, USA
    Am J Ind Med 56:522-30. 2013
    ..Water damage in buildings has been associated with reports of upper airway inflammation among occupants...
  40. pmc Respiratory morbidity in office workers in a water-damaged building
    Jean M Cox-Ganser
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:485-90. 2005
    ..Occupancy of the water-damaged building was associated with onset and exacerbation of respiratory conditions, confirmed by objective medical tests. The morbidity and lost work time burdened both employees and employers...
  41. doi request reprint Identification of mold and dampness-associated respiratory morbidity in 2 schools: comparison of questionnaire survey responses to national data
    Nancy M Sahakian
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1095 Willowdale Rd, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Sch Health 78:32-7. 2008
    ..Approximately one third of US public schools require extensive repairs or need at least 1 building replaced. This study illustrates how national data can be used to identify building-related health risks in school employees and students...
  42. doi request reprint Long-term efficacy of a program to prevent beryllium disease
    Carrie A Thomas
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
    Am J Ind Med 56:733-41. 2013
    ..We assessed the program's efficacy in preventing sensitization 9 years after implementation...
  43. doi request reprint Silicosis mortality with respiratory tuberculosis in the United States, 1968-2006
    Muazzam Nasrullah
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 174:839-48. 2011
    ..8). In the United States, 2006 marked the first year since 1968 with no silicosis-respiratory TB deaths. The substantial decline in silicosis-respiratory TB comortality probably reflects prevention and control measures for both diseases...
  44. pmc Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis in workers at an indium processing facility
    Kristin J Cummings
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 181:458-64. 2010
    ..These cases suggest that inhalational exposure to ITO causes pulmonary alveolar proteinosis, which may occur via an autoimmune mechanism...
  45. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for asthma among cosmetology professionals in Colorado
    Kathleen Kreiss
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 48:1062-9. 2006
    ..After receiving several reports of occupational asthma among cosmetology professionals, we studied the prevalence, work-attributable risk, and tasks associated with asthma in this industry...
  46. pmc Health effects of exposure to water-damaged New Orleans homes six months after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita
    Kristin J Cummings
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:869-75. 2008
    ..We investigated the relation between respiratory symptoms and exposure to water-damaged homes and the effect of respirator use in posthurricane New Orleans, Louisiana...
  47. ncbi request reprint New-onset asthma associated with exposure to 3-amino-5-mercapto-1,2,4-triazole
    Eva Hnizdo
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 1095 Willowdale Road, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 46:1246-52. 2004
    ..The authors conducted an investigation of a cluster of eight new-onset asthma cases identified in a chemical plant through the Sentinel Event Notification Systems for Occupational Risks (SENSOR) program...
  48. pmc Respirator donning in post-hurricane New Orleans
    Kristin J Cummings
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:700-7. 2007
    ..99, 95% CI, 1.20-3.28); and having participated in mold clean-up (OR 1.82; 95% CI,1.00-3.41). Interventions to improve respirator donning should be considered in planning for influenza epidemics and disasters...
  49. pmc Improving the health of workers in indoor environments: priority research needs for a national occupational research agenda
    Mark J Mendell
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1430-40. 2002
    ..Research on these topics, requiring new collaborations and resources, offers enormous potential health and economic returns...
  50. doi request reprint Evaluation of individual-based and group-based exposure estimation of microbial agents in health effects associated with a damp building
    Sook Ja Cho
    Field Studies Branch, Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 23:409-15. 2013
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  51. pmc Increased respiratory disease mortality at a microwave popcorn production facility with worker risk of bronchiolitis obliterans
    Cara N Halldin
    Epidemic Intelligence Service Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e57935. 2013
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Flock workers' exposures and respiratory symptoms in five plants
    Feroza Daroowalla
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Am J Ind Med 47:144-52. 2005
    ..Sentinel cases of lymphocytic bronchiolitis in flock production and coating operations triggered a five-plant study of airborne respirable dust and fiber exposures and health symptoms...
  53. doi request reprint Contingent workers and contingent health: risks of a modern economy
    Kristin J Cummings
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    JAMA 299:448-50. 2008
  54. doi request reprint Respiratory and olfactory cytotoxicity of inhaled 2,3-pentanedione in Sprague-Dawley rats
    Ann F Hubbs
    Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Am J Pathol 181:829-44. 2012
    ..Claudin-1 expression increased in the OB and striatum. We conclude that 2,3-pentanedione is a respiratory hazard that can also alter gene expression in the brain...
  55. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in prevalence of a supratypic HLA-genetic marker immaterial to pre-employment testing for susceptibility to chronic beryllium disease
    Ainsley Weston
    Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, CDC, MS L3014, 1095 Willowdale Road, Morgantown, WV 26505 2888, USA
    Am J Ind Med 41:457-65. 2002
    ..An important consideration in this regard is the prevalence of this marker in the general population, and its consequent positive predictive value of disease susceptibility...
  56. ncbi request reprint Fatal asthma from powdering shark cartilage and review of fatal occupational asthma literature
    Hector G Ortega
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, HELD ASB Mailstop L 4218, 1095 Willowdale Rd, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Am J Ind Med 42:50-4. 2002
    ..Work-related asthma (WRA) is the most common work-associated respiratory disease in developed countries...
  57. ncbi request reprint Needs and opportunities for research in hypersensitivity pneumonitis
    Jordan N Fink
    DLD NHLBI, Two Rockledge Center, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892 7952, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 171:792-8. 2005
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  58. ncbi request reprint Costs of occupational COPD and asthma
    J Paul Leigh
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA 95616 8638, USA
    Chest 121:264-72. 2002
    ..To estimate the number of annual deaths, as well as the direct and indirect costs of occupational COPD and asthma, in the United States in 1996...
  59. ncbi request reprint Occupational bronchiolitis obliterans masquerading as COPD
    Kathleen Kreiss
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 176:427-9. 2007
  60. ncbi request reprint American Thoracic Society Statement: Occupational contribution to the burden of airway disease
    John Balmes
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 167:787-97. 2003
  61. pmc Emerging opportunities to prevent occupational lung disease
    Kathleen Kreiss
    Occup Environ Med 64:499-500. 2007