Occupational determinants of serum cholinesterase inhibition among organophosphate-exposed agricultural pesticide handlers in Washington State.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Occupational and environmental medicine, Volume 67, Issue 6, p.375-86 (2010)

Keywords:

2010, Adult, Agricultural Workers' Diseases, Agriculture, Algorithms, Center-Authored Paper, Cholinesterase Inhibitors, Humans, Insecticides, Longitudinal Studies, Male, Middle Aged, Occupational Exposure, Organophosphorus Compounds, Public Health Sciences Division, Risk Assessment, Socioeconomic Factors, Washington, Young Adult

Abstract:

To identify potential risk factors for serum cholinesterase (BuChE) inhibition among agricultural pesticide handlers exposed to organophosphate (OP) and N-methyl-carbamate (CB) insecticides.