Assessment of cadmium exposure for neonates in Guiyu, an electronic waste pollution site of China.

@article{Li2011AssessmentOC,
  title={Assessment of cadmium exposure for neonates in Guiyu, an electronic waste pollution site of China.},
  author={Yan Li and Xia Huo and Junxiao Liu and Lin Peng and Weiqiu Li and Xijin Xu},
  journal={Environmental monitoring and assessment},
  year={2011},
  volume={177 1-4},
  pages={343-51}
}
This study aimed to determine the levels of placental cadmium (PCd) and cord blood cadmium (CBCd) and the resulting expression of placental metallothionein (MT) in neonates and to investigate cadmium (Cd) exposure levels in neonates and mothers who live in Guiyu, China, an electronic waste (e-waste) pollution site. Among the 423 mothers included in the study from 2004/2005 to 2007, 289 lived in Guiyu (exposed group) and 134 lived in Chaonan, located 10 km away from Guiyu (controls) and had… CONTINUE READING

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