Ravi Babu Kalahasthi

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OBJECTIVES The present study was carried out to determine the effect of chromium(VI) on the status of plasma lipid peroxidation and erythrocyte antioxidant enzymes in workers exposed to chromium during chromium plating process. METHODS Fifty subjects working in chromium plating process formed the study group. An equal number of age-sex matched subjects(More)
OBJECTIVE The present study was carried out to determine the effect of cadmium exposure on Urinary N-acetyl-beta -D-glucosaminidase and its isoenzymes A and B in workers exposed at cadmium plating. METHODS 50 subjects using cadmium during cadmium plating formed the study group. An equal number of age-sex matched subjects working in administrative section(More)
The objectives were to investigate the plasma lipid peroxidation and erythrocyte antioxidants status in workers exposed to nickel. The study groups comprised 69 nickel plating workers and 50 office workers residing in the same city, but away from the place of work of the study group subjects, considered as control group. Urinary nickel concentration was(More)
The present study was carried out to find the relationship between blood lead levels (BLLs) and morbidities among 391 male workers employed in a factory manufacturing lead-acid storage batteries. A predesigned questionnaire was used to collect information on subjective health complaints and clinical observation made during a clinical examination. In(More)
The objective of this study was to determine the effect of nickel (Ni) exposure on serum amylase activity in nickel-plating workers in Bangalore (India). Sixty-nine subjects using Ni during the electroplating process formed the exposed group. An equal number of ageand sex-matched subjects working in the administration section formed the control group. Urine(More)
BACKGROUND The exposures of bio-aerosols have reported higher occupational health hazards, the association between serum total IgE levels and job categories and occupational health hazards of waste disposal area was limited. The present study was undertaken to assess the relationship between occupational health hazards and Serum total IgE in waste disposal(More)
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