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Poultry dust allergy - an article

Author Affiliations

  • 1Dept. of Zoology, Govt. Digvijay College, Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgar), India
  • 2Dept. of Zoology, Govt. Science College, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India

Res. J. Recent Sci., Volume 7, Issue (4), Pages 28-31, April,2 (2018)


Poultry dust found in poultry dust is a mixture of organic and inorganic particles, including the type of birds, their reproductive cycle and the work activities in poultry house that include bird feed, bedding material, bird droppings, dead skin, poultry dust mites, bacteria, bacteria, fungi, fungus, spores, and endotoxins. The dust inhaled by poultry house workers declines the respiratory functions, affecting lungs, respiratory tract. Breathing system which includes mouth, nose, lungs and the respiratory tubes that connect them, causing occupational asthma. Good working practices, prevention during work, using equipments and controlling exposures to poultry dust, managing contractors can control the occupational asthma. The health surveillance is also laid to protect the health of individual poultry worker to minimize the exposure of poultry dust.


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