A simple screening method, in which a bacterial mutant deficient in its ability to repair DNA, was used to detect genetic damage from a widely-used fungicide. The finding strengthens the suspicion that it may be a potent human carcinogen. The unique role of the physician in eliciting a history of exposure from a patient with cancer is emphasized in the case report.
Anderson, Marvin D. and Rosenkranz, Herbert S.
"Greenhouse Fungicide — Environmental Carcinogen?,"
Henry Ford Hospital Medical Journal
: Vol. 22
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