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Document ID (ISN)41712
CIS number 84-769
ISSN - Serial title 0386-3530 - Hokuriku Journal of Public Health - Hokuriku Koshu Eisei Gakkaishi
Year 1982
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Honda R., Yamada Y., Kobayashi E., Tsuritani I., Ishizaki M., Nogawa K.
Title Distribution of lead and cadmium in the blood of persons exposed to lead or cadmium
Bibliographic information Oct. 1982, Vol.9, No.1, p.27-31. Illus. 14 ref.
Abstract Determination of lead (Pb) and cadmium (Cd) in the blood of exposed workers revealed Pb concentrations in whole blood (PbB), in erythrocytes (PbE) and in plasma (PbP) of 578, 1409 and 20.3µg/l and of CdB, CdE, and CdP of 13.4, 43.8 and 0.36µg/l respectively. The mean PbP/PbB and CdP/CdB ratios were 3.4% and 2.9% respectively. In controls the corresponding Pb values were 43.0, 91.9 and 1.52µg/l and the Cd values 1.87, 4.17 and <0.10µg/l respectively. The PbP/PbB ratio was 3.6%. The osmotic fragility of red cells was not changed in the exposed workers.
Descriptors (primary) lead; cadmium; blood monitoring
Descriptors (secondary) comparative study; exposure tests
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Biological monitoring
Lead and compounds
Cadmium and compounds
Inorganic substances