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Blood Cholinesterases from Washington State Orchard Workers

  • Author(s): Wilson, Barry W.
  • Henderson, John D.
  • Furman, John L.
  • Zeller, Bruce E.
  • Michaelson, David
  • et al.

Court-ordered monitoring of blood cholinesterases (ChEs) from orchard workers in Washington State is underway. In 2008, the mean red blood cell acetylcholinesterase (AChE, EC activity was 9.65 ± 1.11 μmoles/min/ml (n = 1,793) and the mean serum (BChE, activity was 5.19 ± 0.90 μmoles/min/ml (n = 1,811). Determinations were made using the Ellman assay and automated equipment of Pathology Associates Medical Laboratories (PAML), Spokane, Washington.

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