Mercury, lead and cadmium levels in the urine of 170 Spanish adults: a pilot human biomonitoring study.

@article{Castao2012MercuryLA,
  title={Mercury, lead and cadmium levels in the urine of 170 Spanish adults: a pilot human biomonitoring study.},
  author={Argelia Casta{\~n}o and Jinny E S{\'a}nchez-Rodr{\'i}guez and Ana Mar{\'i}a Ca{\~n}as and Marta Pelaz Esteban and Carmen Navarro and Ana C Rodr{\'i}guez-Garc{\'i}a and Misericordia Arribas and Gema D{\'i}az and Jos{\'e} A Jim{\'e}nez-Guerrero},
  journal={International journal of hygiene and environmental health},
  year={2012},
  volume={215 2},
  pages={191-5}
}
Human biomonitoring is a well-recognized tool for estimating the exposure of human populations to environmental pollutants. However, information regarding biomarker concentrations of many environmental chemicals in the general population is limited for many countries. The Spanish Environment Ministry has recently funded a human biomonitoring study on the Spanish general population. This study aims to determine reference levels for several biomarkers, especially heavy metals, persistent organic… CONTINUE READING