berylliosis

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berylliosis

[bə‚ril·ē′ō·səs]
(medicine)
Chronic lung inflammation due to inhalation of beryllium oxide dust.
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The differential diagnosis includes infection, hypersensitivity pneumonitis, hot tub lung, and chronic beryllium disease (Figure 5, A through F).
136) Two other issues also dominated BISAC's deliberations: (1) the curious resurgence of Chronic Beryllium Disease (CBD) at Brush Wellman plants years after Brush Wellman scientists had concluded that the 2.
A person driving a delivery truck to the plant could come down with Chronic Beryllium Disease.
Department of Energy 2008) and national defense (Business Wire 2005), and advances in the understanding of chronic beryllium disease (CBD) led us to reconsider the pathogenesis of ABD.
Chronic beryllium disease and sensitization at a beryllium processing facility.
Individuals who test positive for increased sensitivity to beryllium will be offered more extensive testing for chronic beryllium disease (CBD).
More chronic beryllium disease (CBD) and sensitization occurred with exposure below the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) permissible exposure limit (PEL) of 2 [micro]g/[m.
6 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA), announced today, that it is pleased to be an integral part of the Department of Energy's (DOE) final rule on Chronic Beryllium Disease Prevention Program.
In manufacturing operations, some workers who are exposed to beryllium-containing dust, fume or mist and subsequently demonstrate a sensitivity to beryllium can develop a serious lung disorder known as chronic beryllium disease (CBD).
6%) individuals had definite or probable chronic beryllium disease (CBD), and another 40 (7.
Another component of the program funded through this cooperative agreement will be the activities previously conducted by the DOE's Former Beryllium Worker Medical Surveillance Program, which offers medical testing for beryllium sensitivity and chronic beryllium disease (CBD) to former employees who were potentially exposed to beryllium as a result of their work at various DOE sites not initially covered by the Former Worker Medical Screening Program.

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