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Occupational silica exposure and risk of various diseases: an analysis using death certificates from 27 states of the United States.

Authors
  • Calvert, G M
  • Rice, F L
  • Boiano, J M
  • Sheehy, J W
  • Sanderson, W T
Type
Published Article
Journal
Occupational and environmental medicine
Publication Date
Feb 01, 2003
Volume
60
Issue
2
Pages
122–129
Identifiers
PMID: 12554840
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

This study corroborates the association between crystalline silica exposure and silicosis, lung cancer, COPD, and pulmonary tuberculosis. In addition, support is provided for an association between crystalline silica exposure and rheumatoid arthritis.

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