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Cytogenetic effects of hexavalent chromium in Bulgarian chromium platers.
The aim of the present study was to evaluate the genotoxic effects of hexavalent chromium (Cr(VI)) in vivo in exposed Bulgarian chromium platers by using classical cytogenetic and molecularExpand
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Possibilities to control the health risk of petrochemical workers
Abstract. Objectives. It is well known that the adverse health effects of a number of chemical substances are related to the formation of free radicals. The aim of this study was to assess the degreeExpand
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Urinary Benzene Biomarkers and DNA Methylation in Bulgarian Petrochemical Workers: Study Findings and Comparison of Linear and Beta Regression Models
Chronic occupational exposure to benzene is associated with an increased risk of hematological malignancies such as acute myeloid leukemia (AML), but the underlying mechanisms are still unclear. TheExpand
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Sensitivity of different endpoints for in vitro measurement of genotoxicity of extractable organic matter associated with ambient airborne particles (PM10).
Sensitivity and correlations among three endpoints were evaluated to assess the genotoxic potential of organic complex mixtures in vitro. This study was focused on DNA adduct formation, DNA singleExpand
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Occupational exposure to Cr(VI): comparison between chromium levels in lymphocytes, erythrocytes, and urine
The relationships between chromium (Cr) levels in lymphocytes, erythrocytes, urine, and ambient air were compared among 14 chrome-platers from a metallurgic plant in Bulgaria and two groups of localExpand
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Early effects of low benzene exposure on blood cell counts in Bulgarian petrochemical workers.
OBJECTIVES Only few studies have examined early hematological effects in human populations exposed to low benzene levels and their findings are controversial. We evaluated hematological outcomesExpand
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Assessment of the correlation between exposure to benzene and urinary excretion of t,t-muconic acid in workers from a petrochemical plant
Abstract Objectives. The investigation covered 148 workers from three plants with different levels of benzene exposure. The aim of the study was to assess the correlation between workers' personalExpand
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Specific immune responses in workers exposed to benzene.
UNLABELLED The aim of this study was to elaborate a method for detection of specific IgG antibodies (Abs) to the haptenes p-benzoquinone (p-BQ) and hydroquinone (HQ) for assessment of specificExpand
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Aromatic hydrocarbons as reproductive hazards for women in a control laboratory of petrochemical plant.
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By being part of the public buildings with the highest usability ratio, educational establishments are bound by certain requirements on the construction, maintenance, control and especially theExpand
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