Granulocyte oxidative activity and plasma oxygen reactive species in travertine-induced industrial bronchitis

Flaminio Mormile, Luigi Colacicco, Angelo Minucci, S. Spadaro, M. G. Serra, R. Benedetto, A. Petrone, D. Selvaggio, E. Gammarota, C. Callà, G. Ciappi, M. L. Gozzo

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Abstract

Granulocyte oxidative activity and plasma oxygen reactive species are increased in travertine workers and are correlated with symptoms of industrial bronchitis, suggesting that exposure to calcium carbonate dust may trigger systemic inflammation
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)31-31
Number of pages1
JournalAmerican Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
Volume22
Publication statusPublished - 2002

Keywords

  • chemiluminescence
  • chronic bronchitis
  • occupational copd
  • oxidative stress

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