berylliosis

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berylliosis

(bəˌrɪlɪˈəʊsɪs)
n
(Pathology) a lung disease caused by inhaling beryllium
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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.
This conclusion is supported by the observation that the rates of chronic beryllium disease (CBD) and sensitization were constant across all the categories of exposure used by Rosenman et al.
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.
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.
The EEOICP provides benefits for eligible employees affected by chronic beryllium disease (CBD) and other illnesses such as silicosis and radiation-induced cancer.
However, the only diseases covered by EEOICP are cancers related to radiation exposure, chronic beryllium disease, and chronic silicosis.
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