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Document ID (ISN)32971
CIS number 80-401
ISBN(s) 0-85951-102-2
Year 1979
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Lloyd D.C., Purrott R.J., Prosser J.S., White A.D., Dolphin G.W., Reeder E.J., Martin L.C., Priseman S.J., Gray S.A.
Title Doses in radiation accidents investigated by chromosome aberration analysis - IX. A review of cases investigated: 1978.
Bibliographic information NRPB-R83, National Radiological Protection Board, Harwell, Didcot, Oxon, OX 11 ORQ, United Kingdom, Jan. 1979. 21p. Illus. Price: ú1.00.
Abstract 63 cytogenic examinations performed in 1978 are reviewed, bringing the total of this series up to 390 (for reports 7 and 8, see CIS 79-427 and 79-1915). A brief description of each of the 1978 investigations, with physical and cytogenetic dose estimates, is given. The 390 cases are divided into 4 exposure categories, and the types of aberrations found are analysed. The majority of cases originated in industrial radiography, in particular during the use of iridium-192 for non-destructive testing. Acentric aberrations outnumbered dicentrics.
Descriptors (primary) ionizing radiation; radiation accidents; chromosome changes; radiation equipment and processes
Descriptors (secondary) United Kingdom; report; cytogenetic studies; radiographic testing; absorbed dose
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Radiation
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Antifertility and prenatal effects
Ionizing radiation
Genetic factors in reaction to exposures