Lead in human bones. Investigations on an occupationally non-exposed population in southern Bavaria (F.R.G.). I. Adults.

@article{Drasch1987LeadIH,
  title={Lead in human bones. Investigations on an occupationally non-exposed population in southern Bavaria (F.R.G.). I. Adults.},
  author={Gustav Drasch and Josef B{\"o}hm and Christoph Baur},
  journal={The Science of the total environment},
  year={1987},
  volume={64 3},
  pages={303-15}
}
The concentration of lead in three different bones (pelvic bone, cortical part of the mid-femur, petrous portion of the temporal bone) of 240 occupationally non-exposed adults who died between October 1983 and February 1985 was determined by electrothermal atomic absorption spectrometry. As far as sex, age and domicile (urban and rural) are concerned, a balanced distribution was achieved (for each age decade 10 urban females, 10 rural females, 10 urban males and 10 rural males). The… CONTINUE READING