Journal of Clinical Toxicology

Journal of Clinical Toxicology
Open Access

ISSN: 2161-0495

+44 1478 350008

Shimaa Tarek Ahmed

Department of Biochemistry, Environmental Studies-Institute of Graduate Studies and Research, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt

  • Research Article   
    Lipid Peroxidation and Antioxidant Defense System among Workers of the Printing Industry
    Author(s): Shimaa Tarek Ahmed, Fatma Mohamady El Demerdash* and Hoda Hassan Baghdadi

    Background: The printing industry is one of the largest and most geographically diverse manufacturing industries in the world. In the printing industry, volatile organic compounds main sources of chemical hazards associated with the using of different chemicals and solvents. As a result from environmental and workplace chemical exposures, the toxic chemicals are significant contributors to the human health effects. Materials and methods: In this prospective study conducted in local printing company with two groups; the control group included (26) male healthy volunteer donors and the second is the workers group included (26) male volunteer workers, who have been exposed to chemicals for long time (10 years). Blood samples were obtained to evaluate oxidative stress biomarker and the antioxidant defense system. Statistical ana.. View More»

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