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Document ID (ISN)53731
CIS number 90-832
ISSN - Serial title 0025-7818 - Medicina del lavoro
Year 1989
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Coppola L., Giunta R., Grassia A., Misso L., Verrazzo G., Violano P.F., Grandillo F., Tirelli A.
Title Air pollution by gasoline exhaust fumes: Effect on platelet function and blood viscosity
Bibliographic information May-June 1989, Vol.80, No.3, p.187-191. 20 ref.
Abstract Twelve healthy, non-smoking volunteers were exposed for 30min in a closed room to automobile fumes. At the end of the test, HbCO levels were significantly increased, P50 STD was significantly reduced and an impairment of platelet function and blood viscosity was observed in the volunteers. There were no significant changes in cardiovascular parameters.
Descriptors (primary) carbon monoxide; haematological effects; motor fuel; nitrogen oxides
Descriptors (secondary) human experiments; thrombocyte count
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Blood diseases
Carbon monoxide
Inorganic substances