Immunological effects of occupational exposure to metallic mercury in the population of T-cells and NK-cells.

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This paper presents a study of the counts of lymphocytes, (CD3+)T-cells, (CD4+)T-helper and (CD8+)T-suppressor and (CD16+)NK-cells in the peripheral blood of 101 males with a history of occupational exposure to metallic mercury vapours (Hg0) and in 36 males without this exposure. These workers were divided depending on the duration of exposure: 37 males… (More)

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