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Document ID (ISN)41457
CIS number 84-337
ISSN - Serial title 0140-6736 - Lancet
Year 1983
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Malker H.R., Malker B.K., Blot W.J.
Title Mesothelioma among sugar refinery workers
Bibliographic information 8 Oct. 1983, Vol.2, No.8354, p.858.
Abstract This letter reports a 7.7-fold excess of mesothelioma incidence in 4 workers from a cohort of 3,051 male workers at sugar refining factories in Sweden. The role of asbestos or organic fibrous dusts or other exposures is unclear.
Descriptors (primary) sugar cane; biological hazards; respirable dust; pleural mesothelioma
Descriptors (secondary) Sweden; epidemiologic study; asbestos; plant fibres
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Dust, aerosols and related diseases
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Biological hazards
Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)