Prevention of Work-related Asthma: Study Search

Prevention LevelSecondary
AuthorZeiss
Study Year1983
CountryUSA
Molecular Weight of AgentLMW
Agent CategoryAnhydrides
Specific AgentTrimelletic anhydride (TMA)
Occupation Workers manufacturing TMA (Includes cohort reported by Zeiss, 1977)
Outcome/DiagnosisAsthma-rhinitis, late respiratory systemic syndrome
Activity Intervention Removal from exposure (range 1-6 years)
Participation RateLimitation: no report of participation rate
Intervention EffectivenessThere were considerable drops in total antibody and IgE antibody for all subjects (n=4) at follow-up. Reporting of symptoms also declined at follow-up. Limitation: no comparison group.
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