Prevention of Work-related Asthma: Study Search Results

Study Details
Prevention LevelSecondary
Study Year1983
Molecular Weight of AgentLMW
AgentTrimelletic anhydride (TMA)
OccupationWorkers manufacturing TMA (Includes cohort reported by Zeiss, 1977)
Outcome/DiagnosisAsthma-rhinitis, late respiratory systemic syndrome
Activity InterventionRemoval from exposure (range 1-6 years)
Participation RateLimitation: no report of participation rate
Intervention EffectivenessThere were considerable drops in total antibody and IgE antibody for all subjects (n=4) at follow-up. Reporting of symptoms also declined at follow-up. Limitation: no comparison group.
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