Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, February 14th, 2006
According to recent research published in the journal Clinical and Experimental Allergy, "Occupational asthma is an avoidable form of asthma. In Finland, the diagnosis of occupational asthma entitles substantial compensation to the employee.
"The diagnostics are based on symptoms, exposure assessment, allergologic investigations, follow-up of peak expiratory flow (PEF) at work and at home and, in many cases, specific challenge tests."
Investigators in Finland conducted a study to determine "the causative agents of occupational asthma in Finland. The...
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