Mercury exposures in riverside Amazon communities in Pará, Brazil.

  title={Mercury exposures in riverside Amazon communities in Par{\'a}, Brazil.},
  author={Elisabeth Santos and I M Jesus and Ed{\'i}lson da Silva Brabo and Edvaldo Carlos Brito Loureiro and A F Mascarenhas and Judith Weirich and Volney de Magalh{\~a}es C{\^a}mara and David Cleary},
  journal={Environmental research},
  volume={84 2},
Cross-sectional studies were conducted in three riverside communities in the state of Pará in the Amazon Region of Brazil. Two of these communities, Brasília Legal and São Luís do Tapajós, are located in a watershed exposed to mercury pollution from artisanal gold mining, and the third, Santana do Ituqui, is outside this area. The studies were based upon a community census and included all persons volunteering for participation in each community. All participants were surveyed by questionnaire… 

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