Asbestosis, Hamster

  • G. E. Dagle
  • A. P. Wehner
Part of the Monographs on Pathology of Laboratory Animals book series (LABORATORY)


At the higher exposure levels (23 μg/1), the lungs have a mottled appearance with slightly rusty-tan areas replacing the normal pink coloration. Lung weights tend to increase after prolonged exposure.


Alveolar Macrophage High Exposure Level Cement Dust Bronchiolar Epithelium Mottled Appearance 
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  • A. P. Wehner

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