Published in Blood Weekly, March 28th, 2002
Dr. Jiin-Chyuan John Luo and colleagues at Chang Gung University and Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in Tao-Yuan conducted a study to "assess the systematic health effects on the liver, kidney, and hematological function tests of workers in semiconductors in Taiwan."
These workers were much more likely to suffer from leukopenia than workers in other fields, Luo and coauthors found.
The researchers studied blood samples from 227 volunteers working at a Taiwanese...
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