Asbestos

CAS RN:1332-21-4

Laboratory

A) Monitor chest CT scan, chest x-ray, and pulmonary function tests in asbestos-exposed patients.
B) Open lung biopsy is the only definitive diagnostic test for asbestosis.
C) Bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) has been recommended as an adjunct in the diagnosis of asbestos-related pulmonary diseases.
D) OSHA has specific clinical monitoring requirements for workers exposed to asbestos.
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