Prevention of Work-related Asthma: Study Search

Prevention LevelSecondary
Study Year1994
Molecular Weight of AgentLMW
Agent CategoryMetals
Specific AgentCobalt
Occupation Cobalt industry workers
Outcome/DiagnosisOccupational asthma
Activity Intervention Removal from exposure (3 years)
Participation Rate9 of 10 eligible subjects (Participation rate: 90%)
Intervention EffectivenessSeven of 9 subjects recovered or improved at follow-up while one subject remained stable. One subject with continued exposure experienced deterioration.
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