Acute arsine poisoning confirmed by speciation analysis of arsenic compounds in the plasma and urine by HPLC-ICP-MS.

Abstract:

OBJECTIVES:Arsine, a potent hemolytic agent, is widely used in the semiconductor industry. We report a case of arsine poisoning confirmed by arsenic speciation analysis in serum and urine that occurred in a recycling factory. CASE:A male worker in his twenties noticed hematuria 3 h after finishing work and was admitted into our hospital 34 h later. Speciation analysis of arsenics in serum and urine samples was performed using HPLC-ICP-MS. On admission, anemia, hematuria, and renal and liver dysfunction were observed. His clinical condition had improved remarkably after 5-days of transfusion and 4 units of RBC transfusion. The total arsenic content in the serum was 244.8 µg/l at admission and 97.1 µg/l at discharge. In the speciation analysis, four kinds of As compounds derived from arsine metabolism were detected in serum and urine. The concentrations of arsenite (AsIII), arsenate (AsV), monomethylarsonic acid (MMA) and dimethylarsinic acid (DMA) in serum at admission were 45.8, 5.2, 17.9 and 9.3 µg/l, respectively. The concentrations of AsIII, AsV and MMA decreased with biological half-lives (BHL) of 30.1, 43.0, and 96.3 h, respectively, while that of DMA was increased towards discharge. The urinary AsIII, AsV, MMA, and DMA concentrations at discharge were 384.5, 20.8, 547.4 and 1816.3 µg/g creatinine, respectively. These concentrations in urine subsequently decreased and their BHL was 15 days. CONCLUSION:The results of the present study suggest that arsine is quickly metabolized to AsIII and then metabolized via MMA to DMA in humans.

journal_name

J Occup Health

authors

Yoshimura Y,Endo Y,Shimoda Y,Yamanaka K,Endo G

doi

10.1539/joh.l10108

subject

Has Abstract

pub_date

2011-01-01 00:00:00

pages

45-9

issue

1

eissn

1341-9145

issn

1348-9585

pii

JST.JSTAGE/joh/L10108

journal_volume

53

pub_type

杂志文章
  • Relationships between work-related factors and disorders in the neck-shoulder and low-back region among female and male ambulance personnel.

    abstract::This cross-sectional study on a random sample of 1,500 ambulance personnel investigated the relationships between self-reported work-related physical and psychosocial factors, worry about work conditions, and musculoskeletal disorders among female and male ambulance personnel. Three different outcomes, complaints, act...

    journal_title:Journal of occupational health

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1539/joh.47.481

    authors: Aasa U,Barnekow-Bergkvist M,Angquist KA,Brulin C

    更新日期:2005-11-01 00:00:00

  • Work characteristics and upper extremity disorders in female dental health workers.

    abstract::Many dental health workers suffer from musculoskeletal disorders in the upper extremities. In addition to ergonomic factors, psychosocial work characteristics have been linked to musculoskeletal disorders. The present cross-sectional study aimed at investigating how musculoskeletal disorders in the upper extremities (...

    journal_title:Journal of occupational health

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1539/joh.48.192

    authors: Lindfors P,von Thiele U,Lundberg U

    更新日期:2006-05-01 00:00:00

  • Allergic contact dermatitis from two-component acrylic resin in a manicurist and a dental hygienist.

    abstract:BACKGROUNDS:Two-component acrylic resin used in nail art and dentistry can cause allergic contact dermatitis (ACD), but only a few reports from Japan have been published. CASES:A 35-year-old female manicurist (case 1) and 30-year-old female dental hygienist (case 2) were diagnosed with ACD caused by ethyl methacrylate...

    journal_title:Journal of occupational health

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1539/joh.13-0244-cs

    authors: Minamoto K

    更新日期:2014-01-01 00:00:00

  • Predictive equations for lung function based on a large occupational population in North China.

    abstract:OBJECTIVES:The currently used predictive equations of lung function in North China were derived from early study and have not been updated for nearly two decades. METHODS:Using American Thoracic Society (ATS) standards, sex-specific spirometric predictive equations for forced vital capacity (FVC), forced expiratory vo...

    journal_title:Journal of occupational health

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1539/joh.l9006

    authors: Wu Y,Zhang Z,Gang B,Love EJ

    更新日期:2009-01-01 00:00:00

  • Prevalence and determinants of workplace violence of health care workers in a psychiatric hospital in Taiwan.

    abstract::Workplace violence, a possible cause of job stress, has recently become an important concern in occupational health. This study determined the prevalence of workplace violence and its risk factors for employees at a psychiatric hospital in Taiwan. A questionnaire developed by ILO/ICN/WHO/PSI was first translated and v...

    journal_title:Journal of occupational health

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1539/joh.l7132

    authors: Chen WC,Hwu HG,Kung SM,Chiu HJ,Wang JD

    更新日期:2008-01-01 00:00:00

  • Guidelines for personal exposure monitoring of chemicals: Part IV.

    abstract::This Document, "Guidelines for personal exposure monitoring of chemicals" ("this Guideline"), has been prepared by "The Committee for Personal Exposure Monitoring" ("the Committee") of the Expert Division of Occupational Hygiene & Ergonomics, Japan Society for Occupational Health. Considering the background of the gro...

    journal_title:Journal of occupational health

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1539/joh.17-0311-RA

    authors: Expert Division of Occupational Hygiene & Ergonomics, the Japan Society for Occupational Health, \The Committee for Personal Exposure Monitoring\.,Hashimoto H,Yamada K,Hori H,Kumagai S,Murata M,Nagoya T,Nakahara H,Mochida N

    更新日期:2018-03-27 00:00:00

  • Evaluation of the effect of heat exposure on the autonomic nervous system by heart rate variability and urinary catecholamines.

    abstract::The aim of this study was to investigate the usefulness of heart rate variability (HRV) and urinary catecholamines (CA) as objective indices of heat stress effect. We examined physiological responses, subjective symptoms, HRV and urinary CA to evaluate the effect of heat exposure on the autonomic nervous system. Six h...

    journal_title:Journal of occupational health

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1539/joh.49.199

    authors: Yamamoto S,Iwamoto M,Inoue M,Harada N

    更新日期:2007-05-01 00:00:00

  • Changes in health habits of female shift workers.

    abstract::This paper examines the effects of shift work on the lifestyles of female factory workers. As an indicator of healthy lifestyle habits, we used a scoring system (referred to below as the 'health score') based on Lester Breslow's health habits. The 'health score' of the women was higher than that of the men, but the sh...

    journal_title:Journal of occupational health

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1539/joh.46.192

    authors: Kaneko SY,Maeda T,Sasaki A,Sato A,Tanaka K,Kobayashi T,Tanaka M,Fukushima T

    更新日期:2004-05-01 00:00:00

  • Effects of chronic noise exposure on spatial learning and memory of rats in relation to neurotransmitters and NMDAR2B alteration in the hippocampus.

    abstract:OBJECTIVES:The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of noise exposure on spatial learning and memory and associated mechanisms in the hippocampus (HIP). METHODS:Forty-eight male SD rats were grouped as: A, control; B, Morris water maze (MWM) training group; C, noise exposure group; and D, noise exposure fo...

    journal_title:Journal of occupational health

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1539/joh.l8084

    authors: Cui B,Wu M,She X

    更新日期:2009-01-01 00:00:00

  • Association of job-related stress factors with psychological and somatic symptoms among Japanese hospital nurses: effect of departmental environment in acute care hospitals.

    abstract::The present study examined degrees of job-related stress factors as well as mental and physical symptoms among Japanese hospital nurses in various departments, and clarified associations of departments and job-related stress factors with those symptoms. A self-administered anonymous questionnaire was distributed to 1,...

    journal_title:Journal of occupational health

    pub_type: 杂志文章,多中心研究

    doi:10.1539/joh.50.79

    authors: Kawano Y

    更新日期:2008-01-01 00:00:00

  • Pulmonary toxicity in mice by 2- and 13-week inhalation exposures to indium-tin oxide and indium oxide aerosols.

    abstract:OBJECTIVES:Inhalation toxicities of indium-tin oxide (ITO) and indium oxide (IO) in mice were characterized in comparison with those previously reported in rats. METHODS:B6C3F(1) mice of both sexes were exposed by inhalation to ITO or IO aerosol for 6 h/day, 5 day/wk for 2 wk at 0, 0.1, 1, 10 or 100 mg/m(3) or 13 wk a...

    journal_title:Journal of occupational health

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1539/joh.10-0053-br

    authors: Nagano K,Nishizawa T,Eitaki Y,Ohnishi M,Noguchi T,Arito H,Fukushima S

    更新日期:2011-01-01 00:00:00

  • Safety and health in the petrochemical industry in Map Ta Phut, Thailand.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Petrochemical industries are known as sources of many toxic chemicals. Safety and health risks of the petrochemical workers employed at Map Ta Phut Industrial Estate, located in Rayong, Thailand, are potentially high. METHODS:The research materials consisted of documents emanating from statutory reports on ...

    journal_title:Journal of occupational health

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1539/joh.11-0091-oa

    authors: Langkulsen U,Vichit-Vadakan N,Taptagaporn S

    更新日期:2011-01-01 00:00:00

  • Long working hours and sleep problems among public junior high school teachers in Japan.

    abstract:OBJECTIVES:Long working hours may impact human health. In Japan, teachers tend to work long hours. From 2002 to 2012, the number of leaves of absence due to diseases other than mental disorders, or mental disorders among public school teachers increased by 1.3 times (from 2,616 to 3,381), or 1.8 times (from 2,687 to 4,...

    journal_title:Journal of occupational health

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1539/joh.15-0053-OA

    authors: Bannai A,Ukawa S,Tamakoshi A

    更新日期:2015-01-01 00:00:00

  • Long-term changes in the perception of job characteristics: results from the Belstress II--study.

    abstract::The aim was to explore long-term changes in the perception of job characteristics--based on the Job Content Questionnaire (JCQ)--in view of the changing labor market in Western societies. A total number of 2,821 workers from nine companies were involved in the longitudinal Belstress-project. Data were gathered on two ...

    journal_title:Journal of occupational health

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1539/joh.48.339

    authors: Clays E,De Bacquer D,Leynen F,Kornitzer M,Kittel F,De Backer G

    更新日期:2006-09-01 00:00:00

  • A prospective cohort study of perceived noise exposure at work and cerebrovascular diseases among male workers in Japan.

    abstract::This study prospectively examined the association between perceived noise exposure at work and cerebrovascular diseases among Japanese male workers. A baseline survey was conducted between 1988 and 1990, which involved 110,792 inhabitants (age range: 40-79 yr) from 45 areas throughout Japan. Subsequent causes of death...

    journal_title:Journal of occupational health

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1539/joh.49.382

    authors: Fujino Y,Iso H,Tamakoshi A,JACC study group.

    更新日期:2007-09-01 00:00:00

  • The association of work-related stressors and their changes over time with the development of metabolic syndrome: The Furukawa Nutrition and Health Study.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To investigate associations of work-related stressors and their changes over time with the risk of developing metabolic syndrome (MetS) among Japanese manufacturing workers. METHODS:Participants were 1,040 employees aged 19 to 68 years who were free from MetS at baseline and completed the three year-interval...

    journal_title:Journal of occupational health

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1539/joh.2017-0298-OA

    authors: Yamaguchi M,Eguchi M,Akter S,Kochi T,Hu H,Kashino I,Kuwahara K,Kabe I,Mizoue T

    更新日期:2018-11-27 00:00:00

  • A biological indicator of inorganic arsenic exposure using the sum of urinary inorganic arsenic and monomethylarsonic acid concentrations.

    abstract:OBJECTIVES:The sum of urinary inorganic arsenic (iAs), monomethylarsonic acid (MMA), and dimethylarsinic acid (DMA) concentrations is used for the biological monitoring of occupational iAs exposure. Although DMA is a major metabolite of iAs, it is an inadequate index because high DMA levels are present in urine after s...

    journal_title:Journal of occupational health

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1539/joh.15-0241-OA

    authors: Hata A,Kurosawa H,Endo Y,Yamanaka K,Fujitani N,Endo G

    更新日期:2016-05-25 00:00:00

  • Workplace sexual harassment in two general hospitals in Taiwan: the incidence, perception, and gender differences.

    abstract:OBJECTIVES:The aims of this study were to examine sexual harassment (SH) among hospital staffs in Taiwan, in terms of three-month incidence rate, the frequency of each type and the perception of SH, perpetrated by coworkers, patients and patients' families and to investigate the gender differences for these issues. ME...

    journal_title:Journal of occupational health

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1539/joh.11-0063-fs

    authors: Wang LJ,Chen CK,Sheng YC,Lu PW,Chen YT,Chen HJ,Lin JS

    更新日期:2012-01-01 00:00:00

  • Systemic effects of orally administered p, p'-DDE on immature male Wistar rats during pubertal period.

    abstract::Systemic effects of p, p'-DDE (1, 1-dichloro-2, 2 bis (p-chlorophenyl) ethylene; DDE) on immature male rats were investigated in pubertal Wistar rats after oral administration of DDE. Special rat chow containing 125 ppm DDE (approximately 10 mg/kg DDE) had been administered daily for 42 d since 6 wk of age and its eff...

    journal_title:Journal of occupational health

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1539/joh.45.223

    authors: Makita Y,Matsuura T,Ogata R,Romero Y,Omura M,Tanaka A,Hirata M,Inoue N

    更新日期:2003-07-01 00:00:00

  • Evaluating the efficacy of a thermal exposure chamber designed for assessing workers' thermal hazard.

    abstract::This study was conducted on a thermal exposure chamber designed for assessing workers' thermal hazard. In order to assess the efficacy of the studied chamber, three environmental conditions were selected to simulate high, middle and low thermal impact situations, with air temperatures (Ta) of 43.12, 36.23 and 25.77 ma...

    journal_title:Journal of occupational health

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1539/joh.45.153

    authors: Tsai PJ,Lo CL,Sun YM,Juang YJ,Liu HH,Chen WY,Yeh WY

    更新日期:2003-05-01 00:00:00

  • Skill underutilization is associated with higher prevalence of hypertension: the Watari study.

    abstract:OBJECTIVES:The aim of this study was to investigate the association between skill underutilization, a psychological job stressor proposed in the NIOSH (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health) job stress model, and the prevalence of hypertension. METHODS:We studied sitting blood pressure and fasting bloo...

    journal_title:Journal of occupational health

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1539/joh.13-0146-br

    authors: Konno S,Munakata M

    更新日期:2014-01-01 00:00:00

  • Competencies required for occupational health nurses.

    abstract:OBJECTIVES:For occupational health (OH) nurses to perform activities effectively, not only skills and knowledge but also competencies proposed by Dr. McClelland are indispensable. This study aimed to identify competencies required for OH nurses and to show their structure diagram. METHODS:Qualitative descriptive resea...

    journal_title:Journal of occupational health

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1539/joh.16-0188-OA

    authors: Kono K,Goto Y,Hatanaka J,Yoshikawa E

    更新日期:2017-11-25 00:00:00

  • Continuous improvement of fitness-for-duty management programs for workers engaging in stabilizing and decommissioning work at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Numerous workers have participated in recovery efforts following the accident that occurred at the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant after the Great East Japan Earthquake. These workers, belonging to various companies, have been engaged in various tasks since the acci...

    journal_title:Journal of occupational health

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1539/joh.17-0150-CS

    authors: Mori K,Tateishi S,Kubo T,Kobayashi Y,Hiraoka K,Kawashita F,Hayashi T,Kiyomoto Y,Kobashi M,Fukai K,Tahara H,Okazaki R,Ogami A,Igari K,Suzuki K,Kikuchi H,Sakai K

    更新日期:2018-03-27 00:00:00

  • Alcohol consumption, serum gamma-glutamyltransferase levels, and coronary risk factors in a middle-aged occupational population.

    abstract::The relationships between alcohol consumption, serum gamma-glutamyltransferase (GGT) levels, and the prevalence of major coronary risk factors were analyzed cross-sectionally in 2,399 male and 1,402 female middle-aged workers, to clarify the effects of moderate alcohol consumption on the development of the metabolic s...

    journal_title:Journal of occupational health

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1539/joh.45.293

    authors: Yamada Y,Noborisaka Y,Suzuki H,Ishizaki M,Yamada S

    更新日期:2003-09-01 00:00:00

  • Qualitative and quantitative differences between common occupational health risk assessment models in typical industries.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:The differences in the methodologies of various occupational health risk assessment (OHRA) models have not been extensively reported. We aimed to understand the qualitative and quantitative differences between common OHRA models in typical industries. METHODS:The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Austra...

    journal_title:Journal of occupational health

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1539/joh.2018-0039-OA

    authors: Tian F,Zhang M,Zhou L,Zou H,Wang A,Hao M

    更新日期:2018-09-26 00:00:00

  • Validity and reproducibility of self-reported working hours among Japanese male employees.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:Working long hours is a potential health hazard. Although self-reporting of working hours in various time frames has been used in epidemiologic studies, its validity is unclear. The objective of this study was to examine the validity and reproducibility of self-reported working hours among Japanese male emplo...

    journal_title:Journal of occupational health

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1539/joh.15-0260-OA

    authors: Imai T,Kuwahara K,Miyamoto T,Okazaki H,Nishihara A,Kabe I,Mizoue T,Dohi S,Japan Epidemiology Collaboration on Occupational Health Study Group.

    更新日期:2016-07-22 00:00:00

  • The influence of the thermal modification of pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) wood on the creation of fine dust particles in plane milling: Fine dust creation in the plane milling of thermally modified pine wood.

    abstract:OBJECTIVES:The aim of the study was to determine the effect of parameters of the thermal modification process and machining on the size distribution of dust particles of Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) generated during lengthwise milling. METHOD:Unmodified wood and thermally modified wood at temperatures of 130, 160,...

    journal_title:Journal of occupational health

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1002/1348-9585.12075

    authors: Piernik M,Rogoziński T,Krauss A,Pinkowski G

    更新日期:2019-11-01 00:00:00

  • Life in company dormitories and a career change are associated with anxiety over lack of privacy among radiation decontamination workers in Fukushima Prefecture, Japan.

    abstract:OBJECTIVES:The purpose of the present study was to obtain knowledge for improvement of the housing and life among radiation decontamination workers by examining the effect of housing type on anxiety over lack of privacy. METHODS:This cross-sectional study comprised 544 male radiation decontamination workers in Fukushi...

    journal_title:Journal of occupational health

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1539/joh.2018-0007-OA

    authors: Hidaka T,Kakamu T,Endo S,Sato S,Masuishi Y,Kumagai T,Nakano S,Koyama K,Fukushima T

    更新日期:2018-09-26 00:00:00

  • Association between occupational clusters and allergic rhinitis in the Korean population: analysis of the Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey data.

    abstract:OBJECTIVES:This study aimed to investigate the association between occupational clusters and allergic rhinitis (AR). METHODS:The study was based on data from the Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (KNHANES: 2007-2015). This study included 46,965 individuals: 20,491 men and 26,474 women. AR was def...

    journal_title:Journal of occupational health

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1539/joh.2017-0234-OA

    authors: Park S,Jung PK,Choi M,Seok H,Kim H,Oh SS,Koh SB

    更新日期:2018-07-25 00:00:00

  • Development of a work improvement checklist for occupational mental health focused on requests from workers.

    abstract:OBJECTIVES:To develop tools offering definite orientation for managers and employees to support their work improvement through occupational mental health. This research was a part of the Mental Health Improvement & Reinforcement Study (MIR study), conducted from October 2004 to March 2006. METHODS:We developed a trial...

    journal_title:Journal of occupational health

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1539/joh.l8081

    authors: Tahara H,Yamada T,Nagafuchi K,Shirakawa C,Suzuki K,Mafune K,Kubota S,Hiro H,Mishima N,Nagata S

    更新日期:2009-01-01 00:00:00