Environmental mercury exposure in children: South China's experience.

  title={Environmental mercury exposure in children: South China's experience.},
  author={Patrick Ip and Virginia Chun‐Nei Wong and Marco Ho and Joseph K. T. Lee and Wilfred Hing-Sang Wong},
  journal={Pediatrics international : official journal of the Japan Pediatric Society},
  volume={46 6},
BACKGROUND Environmental mercury levels significantly increased in the past decades following its increase in industrial applications. In spite of an increasing concern on the potential harmful effects of mercury on children, there is no reported data for the Chinese population. The relationship between dietary habit and environmental mercury exposure in Chinese children was studied. METHODS The hair and blood mercury levels of Chinese children aged above 3 years in 2000 March to September… CONTINUE READING

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