Differential accumulation and elimination behavior of perfluoroalkyl Acid isomers in occupational workers in a manufactory in China.

  title={Differential accumulation and elimination behavior of perfluoroalkyl Acid isomers in occupational workers in a manufactory in China.},
  author={Yan Gao and Jianjie Fu and Huiming Cao and Yawei Wang and Aiqian Zhang and Yong Liang and Thanh Wang and Chunyan Zhao and Guibin Jiang},
  journal={Environmental science \& technology},
  volume={49 11},
In this study, serum and urine samples were collected from 36 occupational workers in a fluorochemical manufacturing plant in China from 2008 to 2012 to evaluate the body burden and possible elimination of linear and branched perfluoroalkyl acids (PFAAs). Indoor dust, total suspended particles (TSP), diet, and drinking water samples were also collected to trace the occupational exposure pathway to PFAA isomers. The geometric mean concentrations of perfluorooctanesulfonate (PFOS… 

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