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Title: Markers for prediction and early detection of Pneumoconiosis
Authors: Murray, J
Gulumian, M
Nelson, G
Darwin, L
Borm, P
Castranova, V
Donaldson, K
Vallyathan, V
Keywords: SIMRAC
SIM 030803
Pneumoconiosis detections
Silicosis
Issue Date: Mar-2004
Citation: Murray, J, et al. 2004. Markers for prediction and early detection of Pneumoconiosis. Safety in Mines Research Advisory Committee, SIM 030803, March, 2004, pp 1-63
Abstract: The South African gold mining industry recently joined the World Health Organisation Global Campaign to Eliminate Silicosis. Subsequently, a number of research projects are being focused on the evaluation of silica dust levels and dust allaying measures. The objectives of the project were to: Undertake a comprehensive literature survey to identify biomarkers for the early detection and / or prediction of silicosis, 2 Develop a systematic framework for the evaluation of studies on biomarkers, 3 Conduct a meta-analysis of data, if appropriate, 4 Hold a workshop of international experts, primarily to evaluate the potential for conducting a Phase II study and 5 Develop an outline of a proposal for a Phase II evaluation of any promising markers(s) identified
Description: This report consists of Report summary & Main content/article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10204/1326
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