These are exposure studies associated with the disease and all of its children.
|Reference||Associated Study Title||Author's Summary||Study Factors||Stressor||Receptors||Country||Medium||Exposure Marker||Measurements||Outcome|
|1.||Leivo-Korpela S, et al. (2012).||The adipokine adipsin was associated with the degree of parenchymal fibrosis, impairment of pulmonary diffusing capacity, and with inflammatory activity in asbestos-exposed subjects, suggesting that adipsin may have a role in the pathogenesis or as a biomarker in asbestos-induced lung disease.||Asbestos||Controls for disease:Asbestosis | Subjects with disease:Asbestosis | Workers||Finland||plasma||CFD||Details||Asbestosis | Pulmonary Fibrosis | cytokine production involved in inflammatory response | inflammatory response | interleukin-6 production|
|2.||Atis S, et al. (2005).||In conclusion, the present authors found exposure to polypropylene flock in the workplace to be associated with pulmonary functional impairment of a restrictive type and with reduced diffusing capacity.||Polypropylenes||Workers||Turkey||serum||CXCL8 | TNF||Details||Pulmonary Fibrosis | Respiratory Tract Diseases | gene expression|