Ethylenethiourea in urine as an indicator of exposure to mancozeb in vineyard workers

Claudio Colosio, S. Fustinoni, S. Birindelli, I. Bonomi, G. De Paschale, T. Mammone, M. Tiramani, F. Vercelli, S. Visentin, M. Maroni

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Abstract

In the present study, the personal exposure to mancozeb and/or ethilenethiourea (ETU) in 13 Italian vineyard workers and in 13 subjects without occupational exposure to pesticides was investigated. With this aim, the level of ETU in urine and the dermal exposure to mancozeb were determined. Baseline urinary ETU results were lower than the analytical limit of detection for all controls (

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)133-140
Number of pages8
JournalToxicology Letters
Volume134
Issue number1-3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 5 2002

Keywords

  • Agricultural workers
  • Biomonitoring
  • Ethylenethiourea
  • Mancozeb
  • Urine

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Toxicology

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