Blood cholinesterase level and its association with neurobehavioral performance due to insecticide exposure among male cocoa farmers in Pahang and Perak, Malaysia
作者: Norsyazwani Mohammad Emilia Zainal Abidin Nor ‘Aqilah Amani Zainal Mubarik Vivien How Sarva Mangala Praveena Zailina Hashim
刊名: Asian Journal of Agriculture and Biology, 2018, Vol.6
来源数据库: Life Sciences Society
关键词: OrganophosphateBlood cholinesterase levelNeurobehavioral performanceCocoa farmers
原始语种摘要: Background: Chlorpyrifos (group II) is an example of organophosphate (OP) insecticides used in cocoa farm that contains moderately hazardous substances that may be dangerous, toxic and can cause severe effects to human health. It is a concern considering cocoa plantations uses large amount of pesticides. There is a lack of study focusing on cocoa farmers’ exposure to organophosphate and data is needed to allow preventive measures to be planned and implemented in order to protect the health and safety of the workers in this specific agricultural sector. Objective: This study aims to determine blood cholinesterase level due to exposure to organophosphate pesticides and identify its link with neurobehavioral performance of cocoa farmers in cocoa plantations across Perak and Pahang, Malaysia....
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  • Malaysia 马来西亚
  • level 水准
  • cocoa 可可果
  • cholinesterase 胆碱酯酶
  • performance 性能
  • group 
  • exposure 暴露
  • provide 规定
  • according 按照
  • dangerous 危险的