Neuropsychological effects of low mercury vapor exposure in chloralkali workers.

@article{Ellingsen2001NeuropsychologicalEO,
  title={Neuropsychological effects of low mercury vapor exposure in chloralkali workers.},
  author={Dag Gunnar Ellingsen and Rita Bast-Pettersen and Jon Efskind and Yngvar Thomassen},
  journal={Neurotoxicology},
  year={2001},
  volume={22 2},
  pages={249-58}
}
Neuropsychological effects were examined in 47 mercury vapor exposed male chloralkali workers with current low concentrations of urinary mercury (mean U-Hg 5.9 nmol/mmol creatinine (Cr)). Their average duration of exposure was 13.3 years, and the calculated mean concentration of U-Hg was 9.0 nmol Hg/mmol Cr per year (exposure intensity) during their time of exposure. They were compared with 47 age-matched male referents in a cross-sectional study. The two groups were not statistically… CONTINUE READING

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