Exposure to dust and endotoxin in textile processing workers

Priyamvada Paudyal, Sean Semple, Robert Niven, Gael Tavernier, Jonathan G Ayres

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Abstract

Inhalation of cotton-based particulate has been associated with respiratory symptoms and overt lung disease related to endotoxin exposure in some studies. This cross-sectional study measures personal exposure to inhalable dust and endotoxin in the textile industry of Nepal.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)403-409
Number of pages7
JournalAnnals of Occupational Hygiene
Volume55
Issue number4
Early online date20 Dec 2010
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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Textiles
Dust
Endotoxins
Textile Industry
Nepal
Inhalation
Lung Diseases
Cross-Sectional Studies

Keywords

  • carpet
  • cotton
  • developing countries
  • dust
  • endotoxin
  • garment
  • Nepal
  • recycling
  • weaving

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Paudyal, P., Semple, S., Niven, R., Tavernier, G., & Ayres, J. G. (2011). Exposure to dust and endotoxin in textile processing workers. Annals of Occupational Hygiene, 55(4), 403-409. https://doi.org/10.1093/annhyg/meq084

Exposure to dust and endotoxin in textile processing workers. / Paudyal, Priyamvada; Semple, Sean; Niven, Robert; Tavernier, Gael; Ayres, Jonathan G.

In: Annals of Occupational Hygiene, Vol. 55, No. 4, 2011, p. 403-409.

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Paudyal, P, Semple, S, Niven, R, Tavernier, G & Ayres, JG 2011, 'Exposure to dust and endotoxin in textile processing workers' Annals of Occupational Hygiene, vol. 55, no. 4, pp. 403-409. https://doi.org/10.1093/annhyg/meq084
Paudyal, Priyamvada ; Semple, Sean ; Niven, Robert ; Tavernier, Gael ; Ayres, Jonathan G. / Exposure to dust and endotoxin in textile processing workers. In: Annals of Occupational Hygiene. 2011 ; Vol. 55, No. 4. pp. 403-409.
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