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Document ID (ISN)39829
CIS number 83-1049
ISBN(s) 91-7260-703-3
Year 1982
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Vahter M.
National Swedish Institute of Environmental Medicine and Department of Environmental Hygiene, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
Title Assessment of human exposure to lead and cadmium through biological monitoring
Bibliographic information Division of Environmental Health, World Health Organization, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, 1982. 136p. Illus. 140 ref.
Abstract Final report of the UNEP/WHO Pilot Project on Assessment of Human Exposure to Pollutants through Biological Monitoring (Metals Component) designed to: review and agree internationally on selected methods for the analysis and evaluation of levels of a limited number of pollutants in selected tissues and body fluids; provide technical advice and arrange training programmes for scientists and technicians; design and implement a programme for rigid quality control for the sampling, storage, transport and analysis of tissues and body fluids; and carry out pilot studies on selected segments of the population in a specified number of countries.
Descriptors (primary) lead; cadmium; exposure tests; determination in biological matter
Descriptors (secondary) report; UNEP; determination in tissues; sampling and analysis; blood monitoring; WHO
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Biological monitoring
Lead and compounds
Cadmium and compounds
Inorganic substances