History of Inuit community excretion of polychlorinated biphenyls recorded in sewage lake sediments.

Abstract

Exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) is high among the Inuit resulting from ingestion of contaminated wild "country" foods. These contaminants originate in urban/industrial areas and reach the Arctic by long-range atmospheric transport. Ingested PCBs eventually equilibrate into various body components, including feces, which become an indication of… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2010.01.008

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