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  1. Fulltext. The association between occupational lead exposure and serum cholesterol and lipoprotein Levels.

    Article - En anglais

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    Objectives

    This study sought to clarify the possible associations between blood lead level and seram cholesterol and lipoprotein levels in subjects occuparionally exposed to lead.

    Methods, Levels of blood lead, serum total cholesterol, high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, low-density lipoptotein chalesterel, and triglycerides in 56 male industrial cmployces who were exposed to lead were compared with those in 87 unexposed employees.

    Results

    Mean blood lead levels were 42.3 (± 14.9) mug/dl. in the exposed group and 2.7 (± 3.6) mug/mL in the nonexpowed group.

    The exposed subjects had bigher mean levels of total cholesterol and HDL cholesterol.

    Conclusions

    Blood lead levels are positively associated with total and HDL cholesterol.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Saturnisme, Intoxication, Plomb, Homme, Exposition professionnelle, Industrie, Batterie, Israël, Asie, Epidémiologie, Médecine travail, Analyse biochimique, Cholestérolémie, Lipoprotéine HDL, Etude comparative

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Saturnism, Poisoning, Lead, Human, Occupational exposure, Industry, Battery, Israel, Asia, Epidemiology, Occupational medicine, Biochemical analysis, Cholesterolemia, Lipoprotein HDL, Comparative study

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 99-0393823

    Code Inist : 002B03L05. Création : 22/03/2000.