Occupational health problems among workers handling Virginia tobacco
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- Ghosh, S.K., Saiyed, H.N., Gokani, V.N. et al. Int. Arch Occup Environ Heath (1986) 58: 47. doi:10.1007/BF00378539
The prevalence of “green symptoms” among 289 tobacco workers handling Virginia tobacco leaves was investigated. The frequency of these symptoms was high (53.29%). Urinary excretion rate of nicotine and cotinine increased significantly only among the subjects suffering from “green symptoms”.