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Program Updates and Results

Below is a summary of the examinations, tests and results of the Former Worker Medical Screening Program at Los Alamos and Sandia National Laboratories, as of May 2017.

Number of Examinations
  • Total Initial Examinations  = 3595
    • LANL = 3186
    • SNL = 409
    • National Supplemental Screening Program = 94
  • ​Total Re-examinations =  659
    • LANL = 604
    • SNL = 55 
    • NSSP = 6

Selected Tests and Results

Beryllium Lymphocyte Proliferation Test (BeLPT)

  • Total Tests = 3,850
    • ​LANL = 3,475
    • SNL = 375
  • Single (first test) abnormal = 63*
  • Double (repeat test) abnormal = 38*
  • Eligible to file EEOICPA claim = *

*Any former worker with at least one abnormal BeLPT is eligible to file for the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program (EEOICPA) .  

Chest X-rays
  • Total Chest X-rays (initial and re-exams) = 3,944
    • ​LANL =  3556 
    • SNL   =   388
  • Chest X-rays showing changes suggestive of asbestos exposure or disease = 633
Spirometry (Breathing) Tests
  • Total spirometry tests = 2946
    • ​LANL = 2597
    • ​SNL= 349
  • Spirometry results suggestive of possible work-related disease = 639
Audiograms (Hearing Tests)
  • Total Audiograms = 2992
    • ​LANL = 2695
    • SNL  =  297
  • Audiograms with hearing impairment = 1,634