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dc.contributor.authorLawson, G.en
dc.contributor.authorWang, Heen
dc.identifier.citationEnvironmental Health, 2006; 6 (2):22-27en
dc.descriptionCopyright © 2006 Australian Institute of Environmental Healthen
dc.description.abstractDiesel exhaust (DE) is a public health concern and a contributor both to ambient and occupational air pollution. There is currently no occupational exposure level for diesel fumes in the United Kingdom or Australia. Current research practice focuses on mainly three particle sizes, namely: PM10, PM2.5, and ultrafine (<0.1ì). It is 12 years since Oberdorster and Utell introduced their ultrafine particle hypothesis stating that ambient ultrafine particles might cause adverse health effects. It is suggested that more research should now be undertaken on the smaller particles (nanoparticles) less than 50 nm in diameter, because it is hypothesised that more harm could be caused by these particles.en
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityGraeme Lawson and He Wangen
dc.publisherAustralian Institute of Environmental Healthen
dc.subjectDiesel Exhaust Particles (DEP); diesel exhaust (DE); nanoparticles; air pollution; inflammation; toxicityen
dc.titlePublic health impact of diesel exhaust: toxicity of nano-sized diesel exhaust particles - Part 2en
dc.typeJournal articleen
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Population Health and Clinical Practice : Public Healthen
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