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Document ID (ISN)35786
CIS number 81-1086
ISSN - Serial title 0096-1736 - Journal of Occupational Medicine
Year 1981
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Levine R.J., Symons M.J., Balogh S.A., Milby T.H., Whorton M.D.
Title A method for monitoring the fertility of workers - 2. Validation of the method among workers exposed to dibromochloropropane.
Bibliographic information Mar. 1981, Vol.23, No.3, p.183-188. 4 ref.
Abstract For part 1 see CIS 81-464. The techniques developed were applied to 36 male pesticide manufacturing workers. 12 of them had severely depressed sperm counts related to occupational exposure. The standardised fertility ratio was significantly lower during the period at risk, and also than in other areas of the factory. Surveillance would have detected the loss of fertility in these workers.
Descriptors (primary) antifertility effects; pesticide production; spermatogenic disturbances; Nemagon
Descriptors (secondary)
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the reproductive system
Antifertility and prenatal effects
Halogenated hydrocarbons
Chemical industry
Genetic factors in reaction to exposures