Solvent related colour vision loss: an indicator of neural damage?

@article{Mergler1987SolventRC,
  title={Solvent related colour vision loss: an indicator of neural damage?},
  author={D. Mergler and L. Blain and J. Lagac{\'e}},
  journal={International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health},
  year={1987},
  volume={59},
  pages={313-321}
}
  • D. Mergler, L. Blain, J. Lagacé
  • Published 1987
  • Medicine
  • International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health
  • SummaryPrevious studies have related colour vision loss to solvent exposure, raising the question as to its use as an indicator of solvent-related neurotoxic alterations. However, colour vision loss can likewise result from ocular damage. In the present study chromatic discrimination capacity and ocular integrity were examined among 23 workers of a paint manufacture plant exposed to solvent mixtures. Using industrial hygiene data, the workers were classified according to their exposure level… CONTINUE READING
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