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Longitudinal studies of exposure to cadmium.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1515347     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Measurements of urinary proteins, blood and urinary cadmium, and in vivo kidney and liver cadmium have been made for a group of workers at several times between 1981 and 1990. The possibility of the introduction of measurement artifacts due to the use of different in vivo measurement systems has been assessed and is considered to be small. Changes in cadmium body burden with time have been studied in relation to kidney function. The results suggest several interesting patterns, although more data are needed to elucidate these further. They do, however, show the effectiveness of good hygiene in the workplace.
R Armstrong; D R Chettle; M C Scott; M Blindt; H J Mason
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of industrial medicine     Volume:  49     ISSN:  0007-1072     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Ind Med     Publication Date:  1992 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-10-08     Completed Date:  1992-10-08     Revised Date:  2010-09-07    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370637     Medline TA:  Br J Ind Med     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  556-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Medical Physics Group, School of Physics and Space Research, University of Birmingham, England.
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MeSH Terms
Body Burden
Cadmium / adverse effects*,  blood,  urine
Kidney / chemistry
Liver / chemistry
Longitudinal Studies
Occupational Exposure*
Retinol-Binding Proteins / urine
beta 2-Microglobulin / urine
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Retinol-Binding Proteins; 0/beta 2-Microglobulin; 7440-43-9/Cadmium

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