Absence of symptoms in silver refiners with raised blood silver levels.

@article{Williams1995AbsenceOS,
  title={Absence of symptoms in silver refiners with raised blood silver levels.},
  author={Nerys Williams and I. S. K. Gardner},
  journal={Occupational medicine},
  year={1995},
  volume={45 4},
  pages={205-8}
}
Silver has been implicated as a cause of ill health, related largely to its use in the medical setting as a treatment for burns and in prosthetic cements. This report discusses occupational silver exposure in two workers with blood silver levels of 49 micrograms/l and 74 micrograms/l who were asymptomatic and showed no signs of argyric neuropathy which has previously been described at blood silver levels as low as 10 micrograms/l. One of the men showed non-characteristic clinical signs of… CONTINUE READING