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Sozial- und Präventivmedizin

, Volume 30, Issue 1, pp 52–52 | Cite as

The solubility of man-made mineral fibers in the lung in contrast to natural fibers

  • D. M. Bernstein
  • R. T. Drew
  • M. Kuschner
Arbeitshygiene: Stäube und Fasern als arbeitsplatzbedingte Schadstoffe

Keywords

Public Health Natural Fiber Environmental Medicine Mineral Fiber 
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© Schweiz Gesellschaft für Sozial- und Präventivmedizin 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. M. Bernstein
    • 1
  • R. T. Drew
    • 2
  • M. Kuschner
    • 2
  1. 1.Battelle, Geneva Research CentresCarouge-GenevaSwitzerland
  2. 2.School of MedicineState University of New York at Stony BrookStony BrookUSA

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