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ID (ISN) del documento112134
Número CIS 11-0827
ISSN - Título de la serie 1745-6673 - Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology
Año 2011
Número de serie
Autor(es) Alexopoulos E.C., Bouros D., Dimadi M., Serbescu A., Bakoyannis G., Kokkinis F.P.
Título Comparative analysis of induced sputum and bronchoalveolar lavage fluid (BALF) profile in asbestos exposed workers
Información bibliográfica 2011, 6:23, 7p. Illus. 22 ref.
Acceso Internet Comparative_analysis.pdf [en inglés]
Resumen Induced sputum (IS) cellular profile was compared with bronchoalveolar lavage fluid (BALF) profile in asbestos-exposed workers in order to assess its usefulness in monitoring workers exposed to asbestos for long periods of time. IS and BALF analyses were performed in 39 workers of a car brake and clutch plant using chrysotile asbestos. The type of cells, the existence of dust cells, of iron laden macrophages and of asbestos bodies were assessed and compared between IS and BALF samples. Findings are discussed. IS and BALF analyses showed a similar cellular profile indicating that IS sampling in exposed workers to asbestos, being a less invasive and expensive method, may be useful in providing an insight both for inhalation of dusts and inflammatory processes in the lung.
Descriptores (primarios) crisotila; embragues; frenos; valoración de la exposición; industria del automóvil
Descriptores (secundarios) citología del esputo; estudio comparado; vigilancia médica; lavado broncopulmonar
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
Tema(s) Metalurgia, trabajo de los metales
Sustancias tóxicas y peligrosas
Broad subject area(s) Riesgos químicos
Navegación por categoria(s) Asbestos
Motor vehicle manufacturing industry
Exposure evaluation