Prevention of Work-related Asthma: Study Search Results

Study Details
Prevention LevelPrimary
AuthorJones KP
Study Year2004
Molecular Weight of AgentHMW
OccupationDental School Students
Outcome/DiagnosisSensitization to Natural Rubber Latex(NRL)
Activity InterventionPowdered latex gloves replaced with low-protein, non-powdered latex gloves (4 years)
Participation Rate63 of 68 eligible subjects (Participation rate: 93%)
Intervention EffectivenessPositive skin prick test (SPT) for latex-related antigens for 4 years of study: <br />1. Three subjects had positive SPT in year 1. <br />2. 2. Only one subject had positive SPT on each testing in the subsequent years.
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