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Assessment of the relationship between blood lead levels and hematological parameters among lead acid –storage battery plant workers

Ravibabu Kalahasthi, Tapu Barman, Hirehal Raghavendra Rao.

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The present study investigated the relationship between blood -lead levels and hematological parameters and urinary- δ -ALA levels in 391 male lead acid –storage battery plant workers. Blood lead levels (BLL) done by using an atomic absorption spectrophotometer. Hematological parameters were done by using the ABX Micros ES -60 hematology analyzer. The reticulocyte counts in subjects were done by using the supra-vital staining method. Urinary- δ -ALA levels were determined by using spectrophotometric method. The levels of BLL (p

Key words: Lead exposed workers, Blood lead levels, Urinary –ALA, Hematological parameters


 
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Kalahasthi R, Barman T, Rao HR. Assessment of the relationship between blood lead levels and hematological parameters among lead acid –storage battery plant workers. J Environ Occup Sci. (2012), [cited August 17, 2017]; 1(1): 1-5. doi:10.5455/jeos.20120602121627



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Kalahasthi, R., Barman, T. & Rao, H. R. (2012) Assessment of the relationship between blood lead levels and hematological parameters among lead acid –storage battery plant workers. J Environ Occup Sci, 1 (1), 1-5. doi:10.5455/jeos.20120602121627



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Kalahasthi, Ravibabu, Tapu Barman, and Hirehal Raghavendra Rao. 2012. Assessment of the relationship between blood lead levels and hematological parameters among lead acid –storage battery plant workers. Journal of Environmental and Occupational Science, 1 (1), 1-5. doi:10.5455/jeos.20120602121627



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Kalahasthi, Ravibabu, Tapu Barman, and Hirehal Raghavendra Rao. "Assessment of the relationship between blood lead levels and hematological parameters among lead acid –storage battery plant workers." Journal of Environmental and Occupational Science 1 (2012), 1-5. doi:10.5455/jeos.20120602121627



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Kalahasthi, Ravibabu, Tapu Barman, and Hirehal Raghavendra Rao. "Assessment of the relationship between blood lead levels and hematological parameters among lead acid –storage battery plant workers." Journal of Environmental and Occupational Science 1.1 (2012), 1-5. Print. doi:10.5455/jeos.20120602121627



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