Prevention of Work-related Asthma: Study Search Results

Study Details
Prevention LevelPrimary
Study Year2002
Molecular Weight of AgentHMW
CategoryAnimal-derived antigens
AgentLaboratory animal allergen
OccupationLaboratory animal handlers
Outcome/DiagnosisLaboratory animal allergy
Activity InterventionRe-design of animal housing, ventilated benches (mean:2 years)
Participation Rate27 of 29 eligible subjects (Participation rate:93%)
Intervention EffectivenessVentilations strategies reduced the allergen exposure levels four fold. Only two subjects developed specific immunoglobulin E > .35 KU/l, one who was reduced to negative after use of respiratory equipment.
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