Hair and toenail arsenic concentrations of residents living in areas with high environmental arsenic concentrations.

@article{Hinwood2003HairAT,
  title={Hair and toenail arsenic concentrations of residents living in areas with high environmental arsenic concentrations.},
  author={A. Hinwood and M. Sim and D. Jolley and N. de Klerk and E. B. Bastone and J. Gerostamoulos and O. Drummer},
  journal={Environmental Health Perspectives},
  year={2003},
  volume={111},
  pages={187 - 193}
}
  • A. Hinwood, M. Sim, +4 authors O. Drummer
  • Published 2003
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Environmental Health Perspectives
  • Surface soil and groundwater in Australia have been found to contain high concentrations of arsenic. The relative importance of long-term human exposure to these sources has not been established. Several studies have investigated long-term exposure to environmental arsenic concentrations using hair and toenails as the measure of exposure. Few have compared the difference in these measures of environmental sources of exposure. In this study we aimed to investigate risk factors for elevated hair… CONTINUE READING

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