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144. Endotoxins.

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Title: 144. Endotoxins.
Authors: The Nordic Expert Group for Criteria Documentation of Health Risks from Chemical and the Dutch Expert Committe on Occupational Safety.
Issue Date: 2011
Extent: 53s
Publication type: report
Publisher: Arbets- och miljömedicin, Göteborgs universitet
Series/Report no.: Arbete och Hälsa, vetenskaplig skriftserie
Abstract: Endotoxins are components of the outer membrane of Gram-negative bacteria and are a biologically active component in most organic dusts. Occupational exposure occurs primarily in the agriculture industry and related sectors. Endotoxin levels in air can be measured either in absolute terms (weight/m3) or as functional (bioactive) levels. The latter can be measured by use of the Limulus amebocyte lysate assay and levels are expressed as endotoxin units (EU)/m3. Endotoxins that enter the upper re... more
ISBN: 978-91-85971-31-2
ISSN: 0346-7821
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