Ambient and biochemical effect monitoring of workers exposed to ethylene oxide.

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OBJECTIVES Ethylene oxide is an alkylating agent known to be a directly acting mutagen and carcinogen. This study describes the relationship between workplace ambient air concentrations of ethylene oxide and the concentration of N-2-hydroxyethylvaline in the globin of exposed workers. METHODS During the sterilization of medical equipment, 12 workers were… (More)

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@article{Angerer1998AmbientAB, title={Ambient and biochemical effect monitoring of workers exposed to ethylene oxide.}, author={Juergen Angerer and Michael Bader and Axel Kr{\"a}mer}, journal={International archives of occupational and environmental health}, year={1998}, volume={71 1}, pages={14-8} }