Adverse effects in workers exposed to inorganic lead.

  title={Adverse effects in workers exposed to inorganic lead.},
  author={Saso B Stoleski and Jovanka D Karadzinska-Bislimovska and Elisaveta Jasna Stikova and Sne{\vz}ana Risteska-Kuc and Dragan G Mijakoski and Jordan B Minov},
  journal={Arhiv za higijenu rada i toksikologiju},
  volume={59 1},
This paper describes a retrospective cohort study comparing 60 workers occupationally exposed to inorganic lead and 60 matched controls. All subjects were assessed using data obtained from a specially designed Questionnaire for lead exposure and toxic effects assessment, physical examination, spirometry, ECG, and laboratory tests including blood lead level (BLL) and biomarkers of lead toxic effects. Muscle pain, droopiness, and work-related nasal symptoms were significantly more frequent in… CONTINUE READING