Study of lead exposure from automobile exhaust as a risk for nephrotoxicity among traffic policemen.

@article{Mortada2001StudyOL,
  title={Study of lead exposure from automobile exhaust as a risk for nephrotoxicity among traffic policemen.},
  author={Wael I. Mortada and Mohamed Abdel-Kader Sobh and Mohamed M el-Defrawy and Sami E. Farahat},
  journal={American journal of nephrology},
  year={2001},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={274-9}
}
BACKGROUND Traffic policemen are the most exposed population to lead (Pb) from automobile exhaust. There has been increasing concern about the possible harmful effects of Pb from automobile exhaust on health of traffic policemen. However, no such study was concerned with the impact of Pb exposure on renal function among them. Therefore, we aimed to study the effect of Pb exposure from automobile exhaust on renal integrity among traffic policemen. METHODS Markers of tubular damage [urinary… CONTINUE READING

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