A non-traditional approach to risk assessment of respiratory exposure to outdoor air pollutants.

@article{Reichrtova1995ANA,
  title={A non-traditional approach to risk assessment of respiratory exposure to outdoor air pollutants.},
  author={Eva Reichrtova and Janka Foltinov{\'a} and L Tak{\'a}c},
  journal={Journal of aerosol medicine : the official journal of the International Society for Aerosols in Medicine},
  year={1995},
  volume={8 3},
  pages={233-41}
}
The aim of this study was to verify a non-traditional assessment of respiratory exposure to outdoor air pollutants in industrial areas. The technique involved environmental biological monitoring' using domestic rabbits in the neighborhood of a mercury-producing plant. Rabbits were exposed whole-body to mercury emissions for 6 months in special cages near the plant. Control rabbits were kept using the same schedule outside the polluted area. Potential toxicity was assessed by: (a) measurement of… CONTINUE READING