A biomonitoring study of genotoxic risk to workers of transformers and distribution line stations

  title={A biomonitoring study of genotoxic risk to workers of transformers and distribution line stations},
  author={S. Çelikler and N. Aydemir and O. Vatan and Sevim Kurtuldu and R. Bilaloğlu},
  journal={International Journal of Environmental Health Research},
  pages={421 - 430}
A cytogenetic monitoring study was carried out on a group of workers from transformer and distribution line stations in the Bursa province of Turkey, to investigate the genotoxic risk of occupational exposure to extremely low frequency electric (ELF) and magnetic fields (EMF). Cytogenetic analysis, namely chromosomal aberrations (CAs) and micronucleus (MN) tests were performed on a strictly selected group of 55 workers and compared to 17 controls. CA and MN frequencies in electrical workers… Expand
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