OXIDATIVE STRESS AND IMMUNOGLOBULIN LEVELS IN WORKERS EXPOSED TO COTTON DUST

@inproceedings{Da2012OXIDATIVESA,
  title={OXIDATIVE STRESS AND IMMUNOGLOBULIN LEVELS IN WORKERS EXPOSED TO COTTON DUST},
  author={Shaker Da.},
  year={2012}
}
  • Shaker Da.
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Background: Among the different occupational hazards to which cotton industry workers are exposed such as accidents, fire, disabilities, noise and heat, of all, the largest health hazard is due to inhalation of cotton dust. Prolonged cotton dust inhalation causes various known diseases in textile industry such as byssinosis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. These disorders seems at least partly, be mediated by oxidative stress and altered immune system. Objective: To assess oxidative… CONTINUE READING

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