There are several published references relating to this incident. We have these listed on our NIH mercury elimination campaign website http://www.nih.gov/od/ors/ds/nomercury/index.htm : * Junghans RP. A review of the toxicity of methylmercury compounds with application to occupational exposures associated with laboratory uses. Environmental Research 31: 1-31 (1983). * Langford N, Ferner R. Toxicity of mercury. J Human Hypertension 13(10): 651-656 (1999). * Nierenberg DW, Nordgren RE, Chang MB, Siegler RW, Blayney MB, Hochberg F, Toribara TY, Cernichiari E, Clarkson T. Delayed cerebellar disease and death after accidental exposure to dimethylmercury. New England J Medicine 338:1672-1676 (1998). * Siegler RW, Nierenberg DW, Hickey WF. Fatal poisoning from liquid dimethylmercury. A neuropathologic study. Human Pathology: (6) 720-716 (1999). -----Original Message----- From: Hadden, Susan [PRDUS] [mailto:SHADDEN**At_Symbol_Here**PRDUS.JNJ.COM] Sent: Thursday, July 29, 2004 8:31 AM To: DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**LIST.UVM.EDU Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Latex Glove degeneration Many interesting references to Dr Wetterhahn's death. Where can I find the confirmed facts of the case so that I, too, can use it as a training reference?
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