Phenylglycine, Phenylglycine acid chloride.
Incidence: up to 25% of exposed subjects.
30% of affected subjects are atopic.
Phenylglycine acid chloride plays the role of an electrophilic hapten.
Working in clean conditions (e.g. fume cabinet) almost totally cures this type of asthma.
Compound used in the synthesis of ampicilline and other betalactamines.
Asthma associated with rhinitis and conjunctivitis.
Skin tests and bronchial provocation test (in hospital) with some conjugates (phenylglycine-polylysine and human serum albumin) have been performed.