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Document ID (ISN)40842
CIS number 83-1976
ISSN - Serial title 0025-7818 - Medicina del lavoro
Year 1983
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Odone P., Bertelli G., Dell'Orto A., Castoldi M.R., Alessio L.
Title Biological monitoring of workers exposed to cadmium
Original title Monitoraggio biologico dei lavoratori esposti a cadmio [in Italian]
Bibliographic information May-June 1983, Vol.74, No.3, p.182-190. 57 ref.
Abstract A survey of the biological monitoring methods used to measure cadmium exposure in workers: measurement of cadmium levels in urine (CdU) and in blood (CdB); beta2-microglobulin concentration in urine; retinol-binding protein presence in urine; metallothionein presence in urine. Biological monitoring of workers exposed to cadmium is recommended to be annual if fewer than 5% of the subjects have CdU levels above 2.8µg/g creatinine, semi-annual if 5-20% of the subjects have such CdU levels and three times a year if over 20% have them.
Descriptors (primary) cadmium; exposure tests
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; urine monitoring; blood monitoring
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Biological monitoring
Cadmium and compounds
Inorganic substances