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Table 6 Heavy metals levels and TSA results in the study group (mean values) and in 7 patients with high levels (above cut-off value) of Cd-B, Pb-B, Zn-PP or As-U

From: The impact of chronic co-exposure to different heavy metals on small fibers of peripheral nerves. A study of metal industry workers

  Cd-B
(μg/l)
PB-B
(μg/l)
As-U
(μg/g creat.)
Zn-PP
(μg/dl)
C8 S1
CS
(°C)
WS
(°C)
CP
(°C)
HP
(°C)
VS
(μ)
CS-CP HP-WS CS
(°C)
WS
(°C)
CP
(°C)
HP
(°C)
VS
(μ)
CS-CP HP-WS
study group 1.19 181.85 15.60 18.35 29.4 34.7 17.3 43.2 2.1 11.3 8.24 26.5 38.8 18.9 44.6 7.1 6.9 5.9
Patient 1 7.17 374 88 50 30.3 34.8 19.7 49.5 1.1 10.6 14.7 29.6 41.7 21 46.6 1.9 8.6 4.9
Patient 2 0.42 211 42.1 8 28.8 35.1 19.6 46.9 1.5 9.2 11.8 26.5 40.5 23.1 44.9 2.6 3.4 4.4
Patient 3 1.74 322 44.8 11 30.2 33.6 21.5 41.7 1.1 8.7 8.1 26.4 36.3 24.1 42.1 5.1 2.3 5.8
Patient 4 0.21 610 3.84 9 29.5 36.2 a 49.6 1.9 b 13.4 27.5 44.8 a 49.8 1.2 b 5.0
Patient 5 0.43 409 45.8 4 29.7 33.5 12.9 44.5 2.4 16.8 10.0 23.1 43.5 21.1 47.4 10.9 2.0 3.9
Patient 6 0.29 384 22.1 88 30.4 34.9 15.3 45.7 1.2 15.1 10.8 29.9 42.8 19.8 48.6 8.4 10.1 5.8
Patient 7 0.48 66.7 3.9 106 28.8 34.1 20.7 43.9 0.7 8.1 9.8 27.8 34.9 22.1 42.6 1.6 5.7 7.7
  1. aundetectable
  2. bimpossible to determine