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Document ID (ISN)50041
CIS number 88-1242
ISSN - Serial title 0096-1736 - Journal of Occupational Medicine
Year 1987
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Schroder S.M., Ratcliffe J.M., Turner T.W., Hormung R.W.
Title The use of new field methods of semen analysis in the study of occupational hazards to reproduction: The example of ethylene dibromide
Bibliographic information Dec. 1987, Vol.29, No.12, p.963-966. 25 ref.
Abstract Mobile laboratory facilities to analyse fresh samples for semen characteristics, concentration and morphology are described. A cross-sectional study was made of workers engaged in papaya fumigation and the results were discussed in the context of semen analysis as an indicator of hazards to the male reproductive system.
Descriptors (primary) antifertility effects; dibromoethane; field tests; spermatogenic disturbances
Descriptors (secondary) fumigation; pesticides; description of technique; epidemiologic study; statistical evaluation; fruit processing and storing
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the reproductive system
Halogenated hydrocarbons
Genetic factors in reaction to exposures
Antifertility and prenatal effects