Marine diet and tobacco exposure affects mercury concentrations in pregnant women (I) from Baja California Sur, Mexico


Seafood provides essential polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) and other nutrients to pregnant women and their fetus(es) while a diet rich in finfish can be a major pathway of monomethyl mercury (MeHg+) exposure. We measured total mercury concentration ([THg]) in hair samples provided by 75 women in Baja California Sur (BCS) to assess its relationship with… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.toxrep.2015.12.002


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