Monitoraggio biologico dell'esposizione professionale a mancozeb in agricoltura

Translated title of the contribution: Biological monitoring of occupational exposure to mancozeb in agriculture

C. Colosio, S. Birindelli, L. Campo, S. Fustinoni, G. De Paschale, M. Tiramani, S. Visentin, M. Maroni

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Abstract

This study, carried out to measure the levels of urine excretion of ethylenethiourea (ETU) in a group of 46 agricultural workers exposed to mancozeb and 36 controls, has shown a statistically significant increase of ETU excretion in workers, after the workshift (median: 10 μg ETU/g creatinine); baseline determinations in workers and controls did not show any statistically significant difference, with median values less than 1 μg ETU/g creatinine. The highest levels of exposure were observed, respectively, in helicopter assistants, tractor applicators and re-entry workers.

Translated title of the contributionBiological monitoring of occupational exposure to mancozeb in agriculture
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)47-48
Number of pages2
JournalGiornale Italiano di Medicina del Lavoro ed Ergonomia
Volume26
Issue number4 SUPPL.
Publication statusPublished - 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Rehabilitation

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