TITLE

Cytogenetic effects from exposure to mixed pesticides and the influence from genetic susceptibility

AUTHOR(S)
Au, William W.; Sierra-Torres, Carlos H.; Cajas-Salazar, Nohelia; Shipp, Bryan K.; Legator, Marvin S.
PUB. DATE
June 1999
SOURCE
Environmental Health Perspectives;Jun1999, Vol. 107 Issue 6, p501
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Studies the biological effects of exposure to mixed pesticides by conducting three different cytogenetic assays on Costa Rica farmers who are all non-smokers. High frequency of chromosome aberrations among the farmers; Abnormal DNA repair responses; Results indicating that the farmers were exposed to genetoxic agents.
ACCESSION #
2078060

 

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