Oral bioavailability of chromium from a specific site.

  title={Oral bioavailability of chromium from a specific site.},
  author={Charlotte M. Witmer and Ronald Harris and Saul I. Shupack},
  journal={Environmental Health Perspectives},
  pages={105 - 110}
Analysis of soil from a specific site in New Jersey indicated a low level of sodium and chromium present as a calcium compound. Chromium was then administered orally to young, mature male rats at a level of 240 micrograms/kg for 14 days as chromium-contaminated soil, as CaCrO4, and as an equimolar mixture of the soil and calcium salts for 14 days. The rats… CONTINUE READING