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Document ID (ISN)42773
CIS number 84-1694
ISSN - Serial title 0007-1072 - British Journal of Industrial Medicine
Year 1984
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Martin J.V.
Title Lipid abnormalities in workers exposed to dioxin
Bibliographic information May 1984, Vol.41, No.2, p.254-256. 23p.
Abstract A biochemical study of 95 workers with past exposure to tetrachlorodibenzodioxin (TCDD), of whom 41 had been diagnosed as having chloracne, and of 120 controls. There was significant increase in serum cholesterol and triglyceride concentrations in the exposed group, and there was also higher excretion of D-glucaric acid. Protein-corrected calcium levels were significantly lower in the exposed group with chloracne. There were no significant changes in HDL cholesterol, gammaglutamyl transferase and bilirubin levels among the exposed group.
Descriptors (primary) tetrachlorodibenzodioxin; chloracne; serum changes; lipids
Descriptors (secondary) glucaric acid; dioxins; calcium; gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase; determination in blood; cholesterol
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Heterocyclic compounds
Skin diseases
Blood diseases