Twelve-year survey of fatal reactions to allergen injections and skin testing: 1990-2001.

Bernstein DI, Wanner M, Borish L, Liss GM; Immunotherapy Committee, American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2004 Jun;113(6):1129-36. BACKGROUND: Fatal reactions associated with skin testing and injection immunotherapy have not been surveyed in North America since

Work-attributed symptom clusters (darkroom disease) among radiographers versus physiotherapists: associations between self-reported exposures and psychosocial stressors.

Tarlo SM, Liss GM, Greene JM, Purdham J, McCaskell L, Kipen H, Kerr M. Am J Ind Med. 2004 Jun;45(6):513-21. BACKGROUND: “Darkroom disease” (DRD) has been used to describe unexplained multiple symptoms attributed by radiographers to their workenvironment. This study determines th

Determination of keratin degradation by fungi using keratin azure.

Scott JA, Untereiner WA. Med Mycol. 2004 Jun;42(3):239-46. ABSTRACT: Azure dye-impregnated sheep’s wool keratin (keratin azure) was incorporated in a high pH medium and overlaid on a keratin-free basal medium. The release and diffusion of the azure dye into the lower layer indicated produ