Reference values and upper reference limits for 26 trace elements in the urine of adults living in Belgium.

@article{Hoet2013ReferenceVA,
  title={Reference values and upper reference limits for 26 trace elements in the urine of adults living in Belgium.},
  author={Perrine Hoet and Chantal Jacquerye and Gladys Deumer and Dominique Lison and Vincent Haufroid},
  journal={Clinical chemistry and laboratory medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={51 4},
  pages={839-49}
}
BACKGROUND Trace elements (TEs) are ubiquitous and their potential interest for human health has been constantly expanding. Biological monitoring is generally considered to be a useful tool to assess human exposure to chemical agents in risk assessment both at occupational and environmental levels. However, the knowledge of accurate reference values, which may vary across countries or regions, is a prerequisite for correct interpretation of biomonitoring data. This study aimed at determining… CONTINUE READING

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