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ID (ISN) del documento59359
Número CIS 93-253
ISSN - Título de la serie 0096-1736 - Journal of Occupational Medicine
Año 1991
Número de serie
Autor(es) Hashimoto D.M., Kelsey K.T., Seitz T., Feldman H.A., Yakes B., Christiani D.C.
Título The presence of urinary cellular sediment and albuminuria in newspaper pressworkers exposed to solvents
Información bibliográfica Apr. 1991, Vol.33, No.4, p.516-526. Illus. 49 ref.
Resumen A cross-sectional study of 215 newspaper pressroom workers (76% of the total eligigle) was conducted to investigate the relationship between organic solvent exposure and increased urinary cellular sediment. Thirty-two compositors were surveyed as referents. Industrial hygiene measurements showed low-level airborne exposure to organic solvents and minimal airborne exposure to glycol ethers. There was a high prevalence of solvent-related dermatitis, indicating significant dermal exposure to these substances. Pressworkers were exposed to solvent mixtures associated with dose-related increases in leukocyturia alone or in urinary cellular sediment. The presence of urinary cellular sediment was associated with increasing frequency of use of five organic solvent mixtures. The increase in urinary cellular sediment may be due to the effects of solvents on the kidney. Sixteen percent of pressmen and no compositors were found to have primarily low-grade albuminuria. Workers with urinary cellular sediment were significantly more likely to have detectable albuminuria, which was more likely to occur with increased frequency of use of four solvent mixtures.
Descriptores (primarios) impresión y reproducción; disolvente de nafta; recuento de glóbulos y plaquetas; enfermedades del aparato genitourinario; imprenta; absorción cutánea; disolventes orgánicos; proteinuria; litografía; dermatitis; impresoras de rodillos; disolvente; enfermedades del rinon
Descriptores (secundarios) Estados Unidos; valoración estadística; encuesta por cuestionario; analgésicos
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
País / Estado o ProvinciaEstados Unidos
Tema(s) Papel, artes gráficas
Broad subject area(s) Riesgos químicos
Navegación por categoria(s) Printing, photography and photocopying industry
Skin diseases
Diseases of the kidney and the urinary system