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Document ID (ISN)41213
CIS number 84-186
ISSN - Serial title 1775-8785 - Archives des maladies professionnelles
Year 1983
Convention or series no.
Title Glioblastoma and chemical mutagenesis in biology laboratories
Original title Glioblastomes et mutagénèse chimique dans les laboratoires de biologie [in French]
Bibliographic information 1983, Vol.44, No.6, p.411-418.
Abstract Report on 4 cases of malignant tumours, of which 3 were fatal glioblastomas. The tumours all appeared in workers at the same institute; all had handled mutagens, especially N-methyl-N'-nitronitrosoguanidine, in the course of mutation experiments. A causal connection between the mutagens and the cancers is suggested.
Descriptors (primary) mutagens; laboratories; neoplasms; 1-methyl-3-nitro-1-nitrosoguanidine; biological hazards; laboratory work
Descriptors (secondary) fatalities; case study
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Biological hazards