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Dust exposure and respiratory health among Tanzanian coffee factory workers
(The University of Bergen, 2013-09-27)
Introduction: Exposure to organic dust may cause detrimental effects to the respiratory system of exposed workers. Organic dust is commonly contaminated with microbes and their derivatives such as bacteria and endotoxin, ...
Endotoxin, dust and exhaled nitrogen oxide among hand pickers of coffee; a cross-sectional study
(BioMed Central, 2016-04-12)
Background Primary coffee processing takes place in countries where coffee is grown, and may include hand picking of coffee to remove low quality beans. Hand picking is mostly performed by women. No previous studies on ...
Personal Exposure to Dust and Endotoxin in Robusta and Arabica Coffee Processing Factories in Tanzania
(Oxford University Press, 2013-03)
Introduction: Endotoxin exposure associated with organic dust exposure has been studied in several industries. Coffee cherries that are dried directly after harvest may differ in dust and endotoxin emissions to those ...
Dust exposure and chronic respiratory symptoms among coffee curing workers in Kilimanjaro: a cross sectional study
(BioMed Central, 2011-11-24)
Background: Coffee processing causes organic dust exposure which may lead to development of respiratory symptoms. Previous studies have mainly focused on workers involved in roasting coffee in importing countries. This ...