Prevention of Work-related Asthma: Study Search

Prevention LevelSecondary
AuthorPaggiaro
Study Year1993
CountryItaly
Molecular Weight of AgentLMW
Agent CategoryDiisocyanates
Specific AgentToluene diisocyanate(TDI)
Occupation Workers in furniture industry (Includes cohort reported by Paggiaro, 1990)
Outcome/DiagnosisOccupational asthma
Activity Intervention Removal from exposure, transfer to low exposure area (mean: 48 months)
Participation RateLimitation: no report of participation rate
Intervention EffectivenessFor all subjects (n=16), increase in PD20 was statistically significant after 45 months (p<0.05).
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