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Adverse Effect of Chronic Exposure of Fuel among Petrol Filling Workers in Benghazi-Libya

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dc.contributor.author Bengleil, Mudafara S.
dc.contributor.author Masoud, Enas S
dc.contributor.author Elbarrani, Balqees A
dc.contributor.author Elzarouk, Rania R
dc.contributor.author Elferjany, Rema M
dc.date.accessioned 2020-09-29T15:36:14Z
dc.date.available 2020-09-29T15:36:14Z
dc.date.issued 2020-07-04
dc.identifier.issn 2664-6080
dc.identifier.uri http://repository.uob.edu.ly/handle/123456789/1278
dc.description.abstract Although petroleum products are the most important sources for energy but they may cause different side effects to human due to the risk of contamination of the environment. The individual most frequently exposed to contamination are those working in petroleum industries and petrol filling stations due to their long exposure to gasoline and inhalation of the fuel smell for a long time. The present study was undertaken to assess the extent of damage caused by the chronic inhalation of petrol fumes on hematopoietic of petrol filling worked in different stations throughout Benghazi. The study was carried out on 30 adult male as a study group and 15 as a control group. Hematological estimation was done at University Laboratory and Microsoft Excel was used as a statistical data program. Results obtained confirm that all blood parameter respected were within the normal range and this finding was differs from that obtained in other studies which found significant changes in the level of haemoglobin, white and red blood cells counts. Although no blood disorders were detected in the present study, full attention in medical surveillance of workers by performing further studies should carried out in different stations in different area in Libya en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher University of Benghazi en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Vol 2;9
dc.title Adverse Effect of Chronic Exposure of Fuel among Petrol Filling Workers in Benghazi-Libya en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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