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Our results showing the highest risk for exposure to phenoxyacetic acids and chlorophenols with a rather short latency period (Hardell et al.
We know from FDA's own research that the latency period for harm from silicone breast implants is seven to ten years.
However Australia's mining union, the CFMEU told local media on Wednesday the return of the disease, which has a long latency period, caused by long term exposure to coal dust in areas with poor ventilation, has sent shockwaves through the industry.
Dust from asbestos can trigger the deadly lung disease, mesothelioma, but the long latency period means many victims are unaware of asbestos exposure until decades later.
Latency periods vary by different type of cancer of interest, with some cancers having a typical latency period of 15 to 20 years or longer, while some cancers typically have latency periods that are considerably shorter.
Additionally, in PSReA the latency period is about 1-2 weeks, shorter than ARF and cardiac/kidney involvement is also rare.
As this disease has such a long latency period the fear is it could be transmitted via infected beef and then years go by before anyone knows a population was affected.
Asbestos has an average 30 to 40-years latency period between exposure to asbestos fibres and the onset of disease.
Assured points out asbestos illnesses have a long latency period that could reach beyond 40 years.
Fourth, the standard divorces itself from physical presences because the latency period is defined by reference to economic contacts, not physical contacts.
Chronic cadmium poisoning has a latency period of 15 to 20 years.