Prevention of Work-related Asthma: Study Search Results

Study Details
Prevention LevelSecondary
Study Year1997
Molecular Weight of AgentLMW
AgentToluene diisocyanate (TDI)
OccupationWorkers in general population
Outcome/DiagnosisOccupational asthma
Activity InterventionRemoval from exposure (2 years)
Participation RateLimitation: no report of participation rate
Intervention EffectivenessAt follow-up for 35 subjects, favorable prognosis was associated with shorter duration of symptoms prior to diagnosis (p<0.05), immediate cessation of exposure after diagnosis (p<0.05), milder degree of airway hyperresponsiveness at diagnosis (p<0.05), and presence of specific IgE (p<0.10).
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