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How can you diagnose berylliosis?

as someone who formerly worked with beryllium oxide there is a blood test known as beryllium lymphocyte proliferation test (BeLPT) the test is given to workers a few time a ye (MORE)
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How is berylliosis diagnosed?

a history of beryllium exposure.A chest x ray.The beryllium lymphocyte proliferation test (BeLPT), a blood test that can detect beryllium sensitivity.This test is now consider (MORE)
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How is berylliosis prevented?

Eliminating exposure to beryllium is the surest way to prevent berylliosis. Screening workers who are exposed to beryllium fumes or dust or who develop an allergic reaction.is (MORE)
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What is berylliosis?

Berylliosis is lung inflammation caused by inhaling dust or fumes that contain the metallic element beryllium. Found in rocks, coal, soil, and volcanic dust, beryllium is used (MORE)