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Document ID (ISN)34497
CIS number 80-1906
ISBN(s) 0-85951-123-5
Year 1980
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Lloyd D.C., Purrott R.J., Prosser J.S., White A.D., Hesketh L.C., Priseman S.J., Lelliott D.J., Stimpson L.W.
Title Doses in radiation accidents investigated by chromosome aberration analysis.
Bibliographic information National Radiological Protection Board, Harwell, Didcot, Oxon OS11 ORQ, United Kingdom, Feb. 1980. 22p. Price: ú1.00.
Abstract 82 cytogenic examinations performed in 1979 are reviewed, bringing the total of this series up to 472. A brief description of each of the 1979 investigations, with physical and cytogenetic dose estimates is given. The 472 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 theuse of iridium-192 for non-destructive testing. Acentric aberrations outnumbered dicentrics.
Descriptors (primary) chromosome changes; ionizing radiation
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