Prevention of Work-related Asthma: Study Search

Prevention LevelSecondary
Study Year1985
Molecular Weight of AgentLMW
Agent CategoryDiisocyanates
Specific AgentToluene diisocyanate (TDI)
Occupation Steel coating plant workers
Outcome/DiagnosisOccupational asthma
Activity Intervention Elimination of agent
Participation Rate184 of 196 eligible subjects (Participation rate: 94%)
Intervention EffectivenessA greater proportion of subjects with OA (n=20) became asymptomatic or improved after TDI was removed from the process, more than for subjects with other respiratory symptoms (n=56).
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