Prevention of Work-related Asthma: Study Search

Prevention LevelSecondary
AuthorMuñoz X
Study Year2008
CountrySpain
Molecular Weight of AgentLMW
Agent CategoryOther Chemicals
Specific AgentPersulfate salts
Occupation Hairdressers and cosmetics factory workers
Outcome/DiagnosisBronchial hyperresponsiveness and immune response in workers with Occupational Asthma (OA)
Activity Intervention Removal from exposure (average: 62.8 months between the diagnostic and follow-up visits)
Participation RateParticipation rate: 90.9% (10 of 11)
Intervention EffectivenessResults at the follow-up visit comparing 7 subjects removed from exposure to 3 subjects continued in the same work place.
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