Concentrations of heavy metals in maternal and umbilical cord blood

@article{Ong1993ConcentrationsOH,
  title={Concentrations of heavy metals in maternal and umbilical cord blood},
  author={Choon Nam Ong and Sin Eng Chia and Sing Choong Foo and Her Yam Ong and M F Tsakok and P. Liouw},
  journal={Biometals},
  year={1993},
  volume={6},
  pages={61-66}
}
Concentrations of lead, cadmium, methylmercury and total mercury were measured in maternal and umbilical cord blood using graphite atomic absorption spectrometry. Two essential metals, copper and zinc, were also determined using ion chromatography. Lead, copper and zinc were found to be lower in the cord blood, whereas methylmercury and total mercury were higher in cord blood than in maternal blood. Little differences were noted for cadmium in maternal and cord blood. Significant positive… CONTINUE READING

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