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Document ID (ISN)35166
CIS number 81-479
ISSN - Serial title 0032-6291 - Pracovní lékařství
Year 1980
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Hůzl F., Janech J., Sýkora J., Naxera P., Jandová P.
Title Biological exposure tests in cadmium-exposed workers in the light of occupational hygiene parameters
Original title Biologické expoziční testy u pracujících v riziku kadmia ve vztahu k některým hygienickým parametrům pracoviště [in Czech]
Bibliographic information June 1980, Vol.32, No.5, p.181-185. Illus. 9 ref.
Abstract Studies in 60 workers in an alkaline storage battery plant and a control group are reported. Of the values measured (urinary Cd, ALA-D activity, atypical proteins, Donaggio test, blood cholinesterase activity), only ALA-D activity increased with the length of exposure. The absence of an effect of the dust level or hazard index on these parameters suggests that length of exposure is one of the chief factors underlying the results of certain exposure tests in cadmium workers, and confirms the hypothesis of accumulation of cadmium in the body.
Descriptors (primary) toxicology; cadmium; exposure tests; battery and dry cell manufacture
Descriptors (secondary) ALAD; comparative study; length of exposure; human experiments
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Biological monitoring
Manufacturing of electrical appliances and equipment
Cadmium and compounds
Inorganic substances