Long-term occupational exposure to ddt

E. R. Laws, W. C. Maddrey, A. Curley, V. W. Burse

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The hepatic effects of long term occupational exposure to high levels of DDT were investigated. Workers exposed to equivalent ralintakes of 3.6 to 18 mg daily for periods averaging 21 years were studied. Based on the finding so fextensive medical inquiries, liver function tests, and DDT serum levels, no evidence of hepatic disease or liver function abnormalities was detected.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)318-321
Number of pages4
JournalArchives of Environmental Health
Issue number5
StatePublished - Nov 1973

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Health, Toxicology and Mutagenesis


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