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Document ID (ISN)103594
CIS number 04-577
ISSN - Serial title 0465-5893 - Medycyna pracy
Year 2004
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Chlebda E., Antonowicz-Juchniewicz J., Andrzejak R.
Title The effect of occupational exposure to heavy metals and arsenic on the concentration of carotenoids in the serum of copper foundry workers
Original title Wpływ ekspozycji zawodowej na ołˇw i arsen na stężenie karotenoidˇw w surowicy u pracownikˇw huty miedzi [in Polish]
Bibliographic information 2004, Vol.55, No.5, p.389-401. 40 ref.
Abstract Occupational exposure to heavy metals and arsenic in moderate doses may lead to a decrease in the concentration of carotenoids in the serum of people at risk, thus reducing the efficiency of their antioxidative mechanisms.
Descriptors (primary) copper; arsenic; lead; antioxidants; determination in blood; blood monitoring; metalworking industry
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; occupational safety; metals; toxic substances; haemic and lymphatic diseases; statistics; occupational medicine; hazard evaluation; exposure evaluation; human experiments; medical examinations; description of technique; permissible levels
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvincePoland
Subject(s) Metal production and metalworking
Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Biological monitoring
Inorganic substances
Metalworking industry
Copper and compounds
Lead and compounds
Arsenic and compounds