A soil ingestion pilot study of a population following a traditional lifestyle typical of rural or wilderness areas.

@article{Doyle2012ASI,
  title={A soil ingestion pilot study of a population following a traditional lifestyle typical of rural or wilderness areas.},
  author={James R Doyle and Jules M Blais and Richard D. Holmes and Paul A. White},
  journal={The Science of the total environment},
  year={2012},
  volume={424},
  pages={110-20}
}
The relatively few soil ingestion studies underpinning the recommended soil ingestion rates for contaminated site human health risk assessments (HHRAs) that have been conducted to date assessed soil ingestion in children living in urban or suburban areas of the United States, and to a lesser extent, Europe. However, the lifestyle of populations living in North American urban and suburban environments is expected to involve limited direct contact with soil. Conversely, many populations, such as… CONTINUE READING

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