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Monitoring cholinesterases to detect pesticide exposure.
Wilson-BW; Arrieta-DE; Henderson-JD
Chem-Biol Interact 2005 Dec; 157-158:253-256
Progress toward a standard blood cholinesterase assay to assess pesticide exposures in the agricultural workplace and to identify possible victims of chemical warfare agents is discussed. Examples given are drawn from collaborations with clinical laboratories in California and the Department of Defense Cholinesterase Reference Laboratory (CRL).
Pesticides; Pesticides-and-agricultural-chemicals; Agricultural-chemicals; Agriculture; Blood-sampling; Blood-tests; Cholinesterase-inhibitors; Work-clothing; Worker-health; Workers; Exposure-assessment; Exposure-limits
Barry W. Wilson, Department of Animal Science and Environmental Toxicology, University of California, Davis, CA 95616
University of California - Davis
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