Effect of occupational exposure to chemicals on some biochemical parameters

  • musher Ismael Salih Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science and health, Koya University, Daniel Mitterrand Boulevard, Koya KOY45 AB64Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq.
  • Vyan A. Qader Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science and health, Koya University, Daniel Mitterrand Boulevard, Koya KOY45 AB64Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq
  • Hawar J. Sadiq Hawezy Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science and health, Koya University, Daniel Mitterrand Boulevard, Koya KOY45 AB64Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq.
Keywords: occupational exposure Biochemical parameters Liver parameters Heavy metal


Chemical and biological hazards may have serious implications on the exposed individuals and a wealth of quality-ensured guidance and information for health care workers is available on the internet. Harmful chemicals can get into the body if you breathe, eat, or drink them or if they are absorbed through the skin. Study group was 20-person Exposure to Occupational Chemicals in chemistry department at Koya university for more than 5 years. In addition, the study includes 20 subject as control group in this study. The blood was drawn into test tubes to estimation of lipid profile, liver parameters, kidney function tests and heavy metal. Full automatic chemical analyzer (Cobas C311) was used to determine the biochemical parameters and atomic absorption was used to estimate the heavy metals. The results showed significant decrease in ALT, AST, albumin and triglyceride, and non-significant difference in total protein, total bilirubin, cholesterol, urea, creatinine, uric acid, Hg and Pb in case group as compared to control group.


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How to Cite
Salih, musher, V. Qader, and H. Sadiq Hawezy. “Effect of Occupational Exposure to Chemicals on Some Biochemical Parameters”. ZANCO Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, Vol. 31, no. 1, Feb. 2019, pp. 40-45, doi:10.21271/ZJPAS.31.1.6.