IJSRP, Volume 12, Issue 2, February 2022 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Ni Made Rini, Tri Wahju Astuti, Ngakan Putu Parsama Putra
Background: Marble industry workers are at risk of silica dust exposure. Inhaled silica dust causes injury, inflammation, and leukocytes entry. The recruited leukocytes secrete profibrotic cytokines such as TGF-β. This study observe TGF-β1 serum levels based on silica dust exposure duration.