Biomonitoring of chromium for residents of areas with a high density of electroplating factories

Abstract

The high density of electroplating factories in the geographic middle of Taiwan has prompted concern over the potential for exposure to harmful metals. The present study aimed to determine the levels of chromium in whole blood (B-Cr) of residents living in the high vs. low factory-density areas, and to examine the relations to gender and age. A total of 660… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/sj.jes.7500593

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