Evaluation of Health Status of Turkish Ceramic Workers


Anlar H. G. , Bacanli M., Gunduzoz M., Iritas S., TUTKUN E. , YILMAZ Ö. H. , ...More

CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL HEALTH SCIENCES, vol.8, no.3, pp.202-206, 2018 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 8 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Title of Journal : CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL HEALTH SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.202-206

Abstract

Objectives: The aim of this study was to evaluation of health status of Turkish ceramic workers (n=99). For this purpose, leukocyte (WBC), hemoglobin (HGB), haematocrit (HCT), thrombocyte (PLT), alanine aminotransferase (ALT), aspartate aminotransferase (AST), creatinine (CR), arsenic (As) and mercury (Hg) levels were investigated in workers and their controls (n=81). Also spirometry tests, chest radiographs and workplace dust measurement were analyzed.