Eight women (mean age 42 years) and seven men (mean age 45 years) had been working for at least 8 years in the monitoring rooms of the museum. Three men and three women were atopic, three men and two women were smokers (less than 10 cigarettes per day). The control group consisted of 52 women (mean age 42 years) and 16 men (mean age 45 years) with similar smoking and drinking habits.
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