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Assessment of the permissible exposure level to manganese in workers exposed to manganese dioxide dust.
The prevalence of neuropsychological and respiratory symptoms, lung ventilatory parameters, neurofunctional performances (visual reaction time, eye-hand coordination, hand steadiness, audioverbalExpand
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Renal effects of cadmium body burden of the general population
In a cross-sectional population study to assess whether environmental exposure to cadmium is associated with renal dysfunction, 1699 subjects aged 20-80 years were studied as a random sample of fourExpand
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Comparison of the urinary excretion of arsenic metabolites after a single oral dose of sodium arsenite, monomethylarsonate, or dimethylarsinate in man
SummaryThe urinary elimination of the metabolites of arsenic has been followed up as a function of time in volunteers who ingested a single oral dose of arsenic (500 μg As) either as sodium arseniteExpand
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Epidemiological survey among workers exposed to manganese: effects on lung, central nervous system, and some biological indices.
A cross-sectional epidemiological study was carried out among 141 male subjects exposed to inorganic manganese (Mn) in a Mn oxide and salt producing plant (mean age 34.3 years; duration of exposure,Expand
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Urinary excretion of inorganic arsenic and its metabolites after repeated ingestion of sodium metaarsenite by volunteers
SummaryArsenic (125, 250, 500 or 1000 μg as NaAsO2) was administered orally once a day for five consecutive days to 4 volunteers who refrained from eating marine organisms during the experiment.Expand
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Renal and Neurologic Effects of Cadmium, Lead, Mercury, and Arsenic in Children: Evidence of Early Effects and Multiple Interactions at Environmental Exposure Levels
Lead, cadmium, mercury, and arsenic are common environmental pollutants in industrialized countries, but their combined impact on children’s health is little known. We studied their effects on twoExpand
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Oral daily intake of cadmium, lead, manganese, copper, chromium, mercury, calcium, zinc and arsenic in Belgium: a duplicate meal study.
One hundred and twenty four daily meals collected in three areas of Belgium were analysed for their content of several metals. The following median values for 24-hr intakes were found: cadmium, 15Expand
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Influence of the route of administration and the chemical form (MnCl2, MnO2) on the absorption and cerebral distribution of manganese in rats
Abstract  The absorption and cerebral distribution of manganese (Mn) have been studied with respect to the route of administration and the chemical form of the Mn compound. Different groups of adultExpand
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Cadmium: exposure markers as predictors of nephrotoxic effects.
Cadmium (Cd) is a cumulative element with a biological half-life of > 10 years in humans. The total amount of Cd accumulated in the liver and in the kidney can be measured in vivo by neutronExpand
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Evaluation of exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in a coke production and a graphite electrode manufacturing plant: assessment of urinary excretion of 1-hydroxypyrene as a biological
OBJECTIVES--Characterisation of the airborne concentration of 13 polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) at various workplaces in a graphite electrode and a coke production plant. Validation of theExpand
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