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To evaluate the potential risk of pulmonary damage due to aerial spraying of the insecticide fenitrothion, rat lungs were examined under light and electron microscopy at 3, 7, 21, and 60 days after exposure. Rats were exposed by a "nose-only" apparatus for 1 hr to 2 or 500 mg/m3 of aerosolized fenitrothion (15%) mixed with solvent Cyclosol 63 (35%) and(More)
A method is described for isolating asbestos fibers contained in biological tissues. It consists in incinerating the biological material in activated oxygen at 150 degrees C, and attacking the ash by 1N HC1 for 18 hr. The residue is then filtered on a membrane covered with a carbon film. Electron microscope examination of the deposit makes it possible to(More)