Characterization of dioxin exposure in firefighters, residents, and chemical workers in the Irkutsk Region of Russian Siberia.

@article{Schecter2002CharacterizationOD,
  title={Characterization of dioxin exposure in firefighters, residents, and chemical workers in the Irkutsk Region of Russian Siberia.},
  author={Arnold Schecter and Mari{\'a}n Pav{\'u}k and D A Amirova and E I Grosheva and Paepke and John Jake Ryan and Jafar Adibi and Amanda Piskac},
  journal={Chemosphere},
  year={2002},
  volume={47 2},
  pages={147-56}
}
The goal of this study was to characterize body burdens of polychlorinated dioxins (PCDDs), polychlorinated dibenzofurans (PCDFs), and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in three groups of Siberians living in the Irkutsk Region of Russia. These groups included firefighters exposed to a mixture of toxic substances extinguishing a large fire at the Shelekhovo Cable Factory in 1992, chemical workers from the Khimprom chemical plant, and residents living in proximity to large chemical factories in… CONTINUE READING

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