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Document ID (ISN)37730
CIS number 82-1063
ISSN - Serial title 0300-581X - Arbeitsmedizin - Sozialmedizin - Präventivmedizin
Year 1981
Convention or series no.
Title Radioimmunological determination of β2-microglobulins in occupational health supervision examinations
Original title Radioimmunologische Bestimmung von β2-Mikroglobulin für arbeitsmedizinische Überwachungsuntersuchungen [in German]
Bibliographic information Mar. 1981, Vol.16, No.3, p.62-65. Illus. 15 ref.
Abstract As a criterion for the evaluation of renal tubule lesions due to cadmium, the urinary concentration of β2-microglobulins can play an important role in the medical supervision of persons exposed to cadmium. The radioimmunoassay method is reliable and practical for group screening. Blood and urine analyses among non-exposed persons showed normal β2-microglobulin levels of 1.0-2.3mg/l serum and a normal upper limit of 3.20µg/l urine.
Descriptors (primary) renal damage; determination in urine; cadmium; proteinuria
Descriptors (secondary) description of technique; exposure tests
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the kidney and the urinary system
Cadmium and compounds
Inorganic substances