Serum Levels of Copper, Ceruloplasmin and Angiotensin Converting Enzyme among Silicotic and Non-Silicotic Workers

@inproceedings{Beshir2015SerumLO,
  title={Serum Levels of Copper, Ceruloplasmin and Angiotensin Converting Enzyme among Silicotic and Non-Silicotic Workers},
  author={Safia Beshir and Hisham Mohamed Aziz and Weam A Shaheen and Eman M Eltahlawy},
  booktitle={Open access Macedonian journal of medical sciences},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Silicosis is the most frequently occurring pneumoconiosis. AIM Measurement of serum levels of Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE), Copper (Cu) and Ceruloplasmin (Cp) in cement workers occupationally exposed to silica dust as biomarkers of exposure rather than biomarkers of effect for silicosis. METHODS Plain chest X-ray & pulmonary functions… CONTINUE READING