Prevention of Work-related Asthma: Study Search Results

Study Details
Prevention LevelPrimary
AuthorLevy DA
Study Year1999
CountryFrance and UK
Molecular Weight of AgentHMW
OccupationDental School Students
Outcome/DiagnosisSensitization to Latex
Activity InterventionUse of powder-free natural rubber latex gloves compared with use of powdered gloves.
Participation Rate103 dental students in France and 86 dental students in England. (Participation rate: 100%)
Intervention EffectivenessFor students who used powdered gloves:<ul><li>15% French students and 5% English students had positive skin test reactions to latex</li></ul>For students who used powder-free gloves:<ul><li>None of them were sensitized</li></ul>
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