Mercury Exposure as a Function of Fish Consumption in Two Asian Communities in Coastal Virginia, USA

@article{Xu2014MercuryEA,
  title={Mercury Exposure as a Function of Fish Consumption in Two Asian Communities in Coastal Virginia, USA},
  author={Xiaoyu Xu and Michael C. Newman},
  journal={Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology},
  year={2014},
  volume={68},
  pages={462-475}
}
  • Xiaoyu Xu, M. Newman
  • Published 1 April 2015
  • Environmental Science
  • Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology
Fish consumption and associated mercury exposure were explored for two Asian-dominated church communities in coastal Virginia and compared with that of two non-Asian church communities. Seafood-consumption rates for the Chinese (36.9 g/person/day) and Vietnamese (52.7 g/person/day) church communities were greater than the general United States fish-consumption rate (12.8 g/person/day). Correspondingly, hair mercury concentrations for people from the Chinese (0.52 µg/g) and the Vietnamese church… 

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