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Document ID (ISN)21822
CIS number 74-1916
ISSN - Serial title 0049-8610 - Zeitschrift für die gesamte Hygiene und ihre Grenzgebiete
Year 1973
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Griegel B.
Title Research on the possibilities of differential diagnosis available to occupational hygienists in the presence of subnormal cholinesterase levels
Original title Untersuchungen über die differentialdiagnostischen Möglichkeiten bei subnormalen Cholinesterasewerten unter arbeitshygienischen Aspekten [in German]
Bibliographic information July 1973, Vol.19, No.7, p.505-508. 21 ref.
Abstract Account and discussion of a method which makes it possible to differentiate, with a minimum time lapse, between a lowering in cholinesterase levels following exposure to organic phosphoric acid esters and lowering due to other causes. This method of differential diagnosis is based on the reactivation of the cholinesterases by Obidoxime. The author stresses its usefulness for routine checks.
Descriptors (primary) cholinesterase; enzyme disturbances; periodic medical examinations; agriculture; pesticides
Descriptors (secondary) phosphoric acid esters; diagnosis; obidoxime
Document type -
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Agricultural chemicals
Blood diseases
Agriculture