Short-term exposure to JP-8 jet fuel results in long-term immunotoxicity.

  title={Short-term exposure to JP-8 jet fuel results in long-term immunotoxicity.},
  author={David T. Harris and Debbie Sakiestewa and Raymond F. Robledo and M. Tarynn Witten},
  journal={Toxicology and industrial health},
  volume={13 5},
Chronic exposure to jet fuel has been shown to have adverse effects on human liver function, to cause emotional dysfunction, to cause abnormal electroencephalograms, to cause shortened attention spans, and to decrease sensorimotor speed. Due to the decision by the United States Air Force to implement the widespread use of JP-8 jet fuel in its operations, a thorough understanding of its potential effects upon exposed personnel is both critical and necessary. Exposure to potential environmental… CONTINUE READING
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