Study of hair element content from an urban Bulgarian population using NAA assessment of environmental status

@article{Ward1987StudyOH,
  title={Study of hair element content from an urban Bulgarian population using NAA assessment of environmental status},
  author={Neil Ian Ward and Nicholas M. Spyrou and A. A. Damyanova},
  journal={Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry},
  year={1987},
  volume={114},
  pages={125-135}
}
In this preliminary study, scalp hair samples from 36 individuals resident in Sofia, Bulgaria, were analysed and Ag, Al, As, Au, Ba, Br, Ca, Cd, Ce, Cl, Co, Cr, Cs, Cu, F, Fe, Hg, I, K, La, Mg, Mn, Mo, Na, Ni, Rb, S, Sb, Sc, Se, Sn, Sr, Ti, V, W, and Zn were determined. Instrumental neutron activation analysis (INAA) methods were used. Three washing procedures.: distilled-deionised water; acidacetone-water; and Triton X-100 detergent-water, showed a variable elemental change strongly dependent… 
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