Assessment of risk by biological monitoring.

  • D R Gompertz
  • Published 1981 in British journal of industrial medicine


Variability between workers is reflected in differences in uptake, metabolism, and excretion of toxic substances, and thus individual response to toxic hazards. It is argued that biological monitoring takes account of these differences enabling individual risk assessments to be made. Risk, however, must be seen in terms of clinical and pathological changes… (More)


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