Prevention of Work-related Asthma: Study Search Results

Study Details
Prevention LevelSecondary
Study Year1999
Molecular Weight of AgentHMW
CategoryBaking allergens
AgentBaking allergens
Outcome/DiagnosisOccupational asthma
Activity InterventionRemoval from exposure (36 or 48 months)
Participation Rate56 of 67 eligible subjects (Participation rate: 84%)
Intervention EffectivenessFEV1 and PEFR did not change significantly. IgE declined in only 2 of 56 subjects. Positive skin-prick tests and non-specific bronchial hyperresponsiveness did not reduce at follow-up. Improvement of dyspnea was observed at follow-up. Limitation: no comparison group.
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