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Table 4 Platinum based anti-cancer drug exposure within past three months

From: Occupational exposure of platinum-based anti-cancer drugs: five-year monitoring of hair and environmental samples in a single hospital

  2010 2015
No. of workers with experience No. of workers with experience
Doctor Nurse Pharmacist Doctor Nurse Pharmacist
(n = 7) (n = 42) (n = 10) (n = 15) (n = 46) (n = 15)
Handling experience
Drug mixing 4 1 5 0 0 12
Bottle or line handling 2 28 0 1 37 0
Incident cases
Needle stick injury 0 0 0 0 0 1
Spill when mixing drugs 0 1 2 0 0 2
Spill when bottle or line handling 0 5 0 0 0 0