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Document ID (ISN)39322
CIS number 83-497
ISSN - Serial title 0465-5893 - Medycyna pracy
Year 1982
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Marek K., Braszczyńska Z., Linscheid D., Trojanowska B.
Title Assessing occupational cadmium exposure by determining cadmium concentration in air and body fluids
Original title Ocena narażenia zawodowego na kadm na podstawie stężeń tego metalu w powietrzu i w płynach ustrojowych [in Polish]
Bibliographic information 1982, Vol.33, No.1-2, p.31-37. Illus. 11 ref.
Abstract Blood and urine concentrations were determined in 92 workers exposed to cadmium, and the atmospheric CdO concentrations were monitored for 3 years at 9 workposts using a stationary sampler and at 2 workposts using individual samplers. There was good correlation between CdO concentration measurements using the stationary sampler and those made using individual samplers when workers remained at the same workpost for the complete shift. Urinary cadmium was more closely correlated to exposure levels than was blood cadmium. Once cadmium levels in the body have reached saturation point, urine cadmium is a better indicator of exposure than is blood cadmium.
Descriptors (primary) cadmium and compounds; determination in air; urine monitoring; blood monitoring; exposure tests
Descriptors (secondary) cadmium oxide; personal sampling; cadmium; air sampling; exposure evaluation
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Biological monitoring
Cadmium and compounds
Inorganic substances