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Use of biological specimens for the assessment of human exposure to environmental pollutants

Use of biological specimens for the assessment of human exposure to environmental pollutants

proceedings of the International Workshop at Luxembourg, 18-22 April 1977

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Published by M. Nijhoff for the Commission of the European Communities in The Hague, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental health -- Evaluation -- Congresses.,
  • Diagnostic specimens -- Collection and preservation -- Congresses.,
  • Environmental monitoring -- Congresses.,
  • Indicators (Biology) -- Congresses.,
  • Environmental toxicology -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementeditors, A. Berlin, A. H. Wolff and Y. Hasegawa.
    ContributionsBerlin, A., Wolff, A. H. 1919-, Hasegawa, Y., Commission of the European Communities. Health and Safety Directorate., United States. Environmental Protection Agency., World Health Organization.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA566.26 .U67
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 368 p. :
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4201554M
    ISBN 109024721687
    LC Control Number80480658

    Organization of Guidelines for Human Exposure Assessment The order in which the contents of this document are presented is the same as the order of the steps that assessors commonly take in preparing exposure assessments. Analysis of arsenic in human samples, such as urine, blood, hair or nails can provide information on individual exposure. Although concentrating on drinking water issues, this section examines each of these assessment needs in turn. Drinking water resource assessment – sou rce screening and selection.

    Consumer awareness and human health The proposed amendments would complement other government actions to reduce human and environmental exposure to human-induced pollutants. WHO The new estimates are not only based on more knowledge about the diseases caused by air pollution, but also upon better assessment of human exposure to air pollutants. In the coming up paragraphs, we have a list of environmental pollutants which are the triggers to this global hazard faced by human race. Water Pollutants Water pollution is one of the worst of the different types of pollution that the world is facing, considering that 78% of the earth is covered with water.

    evaluation of environmental determinants in respiratory allergies has been recently announced (Schiavoni et al., ). In response to these expectations, we have investigated the temporal co-occurrence of chemical (PM10 and ground-level ozone) and biological (pollen grains and fungal spores) air pollutants in a medium-sized city in Central Europe.   The Fourth National Report on Human Exposure to Environmental Chemicals, , (the Fourth Report, ) presents data for Fourth Report includes the findings from nationally representative samples for The blood and urine samples reported in both publications were collected from participants in CDC’s National Health and Nutrition Examination .


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Berlin A., Wolff A.H., Hasegewa Y. eds. The Use of Biological Specimens for the Assessment of Human Exposure to Environmental Pollutants. Proc. of the Int. Workshop. Luxembourg, 18–22 April Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, The Hague, The Netherlands.

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At present, exposure to toxic chemicals and their biological and biochemical effects can be better estimated by biological monitoring, through the systematic collection of specimens from potentially exposed humans.

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