Exposure and effect assessment of aerosolized red tide toxins (brevetoxins) and asthma
Fleming, Lora E.
Environmental Health Perspectives
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
In previous studies we demonstrated statistically significant changes in reported symptoms for lifeguards, general beach goers, and persons with asthma, as well as statistically significant changes in pulmonary function tests (PFTs) in asthmatics, after exposure to brevetoxins in Florida red tide (Karenia brevis bloom) aerosols.
addresses: National Science Foundation National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Oceans and Human Health Center, University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Miami, Florida 33136, USA. firstname.lastname@example.org
notes: PMCID: PMC2717136
types: Journal Article; Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.
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Environmental Health Perspectives, 2009, Vol. 117, Issue 7, pp. 1095 - 1100
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