Tissue burden of asbestos in nonoccupationally exposed individuals from east Texas.

@article{Dodson1999TissueBO,
  title={Tissue burden of asbestos in nonoccupationally exposed individuals from east Texas.},
  author={Ronald F. Dodson and Marion Glenn Williams and Jian Huang and James Robert Bruce},
  journal={American journal of industrial medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={35 3},
  pages={281-6}
}
BACKGROUND The potential for asbestos exposure among members of the general population is appreciable, considering its widespread use in many products. This study examined tissue burden of asbestos in such a population. METHODS A group of 33 individuals who had no work history of occupational exposure to asbestos were included in the study. Tissue sections from areas adjacent to those sites sampled for digestion were found to be without ferruginous bodies (FB) or histopathology consistent… CONTINUE READING
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