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Year : 2005  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 53-56

Thallium toxicity: A growing concern


National Institute of Occupational Health, Meghani Nagar, Ahmedabad, India

Correspondence Address:
A Saha
National Institute of Occupational Health, Meghani Nagar, Ahmedabad - 380 016
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0019-5278.16741

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This review article deals with the growing concern of the toxicity of thallium. This article describes the characteristics of thallium, its potential sources of exposure, kinetics, and toxicity on human being and diagnosis of thallium poisoning. This article also describes some episodes of thallium poisoning arising from both occupational and nonoccupational exposure.






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