Question of the Day

Question of the Day – Thursday March 30, 2017

Question: The reference cited below notes “Workers in industries where beryllium is present may be exposed to beryllium by inhaling or contacting beryllium in the air or on surfaces. Inhaling or contacting beryllium can cause an immune response that results in an individual becoming sensitized to beryllium.” How is beryllium used in industry?

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Question of the Day – Wednesday March 29, 2017

Question: The reference cited below notes “Histamine fish poisoning, also known as scombroid poisoning, is the most common cause of ichythyotoxicosis worldwide and often results from the ingestion of histamine-contaminated fish in the Scombroidae and Scomberesocidae families, including mackerel, bonito, albacore, and skipjack.” Ingestion of which two fish make up more than 80% of histamine fish poisoning in the United States?

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