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Document ID (ISN)52464
CIS number 89-1585
ISSN - Serial title Gigiena truda i professional'nye zabolevanija
Year 1987
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Kuz'mina L.P., Bezrukavnikova L.M.
Title Biochemical disturbances in workers engaged in the manufacture of technical asbestos products
Original title Biohimičeskie izmenenija u rabočih proizvodstva asbestotehničeskih izdelij [in Russian]
Bibliographic information Oct. 1987, No.10, p.32-34. Illus. 8 ref.
Abstract Medical examination of two groups of workers (19 and 15 males) engaged in the manufacture of technical asbestos products and exposed to different levels of asbestos dust (equal to MACs and exceeding MACs by 2-4 times, respectively) showed biochemical disturbances of lipid metabolism with an inflammatory-allergic component in the 1st group, and signs of irritation and destruction of the hepatobiliary system with elevated levels of chemoluminescence in the blood serum in the second.
Descriptors (primary) asbestos processing industry; hepatotoxic effects; exposure evaluation; metabolic disturbances; asbestos
Descriptors (secondary) lipid metabolism; sensitization; medical examinations; biochemical effects
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Asbestos
Exposure evaluation
Endocrine diseases