The European COPHES/DEMOCOPHES project: towards transnational comparability and reliability of human biomonitoring results.

@article{Schindler2014TheEC,
  title={The European COPHES/DEMOCOPHES project: towards transnational comparability and reliability of human biomonitoring results.},
  author={Birgit Karin Schindler and Marta Pelaz Esteban and Holger M Koch and Argelia Casta{\~n}o and Stephan Koslitz and Ana I Ca{\~n}as and Ludwine Casteleyn and Marike Kolossa-Gehring and Gerda Schwedler and Greet E R Schoeters and Elly Den Hond and Ovnair Sepai and Karen Exley and Louis J Bloemen and Milena Horvat and Lisbeth Ehlert Knudsen and Anke Joas and Reinhard Joas and Pierre Biot and Dominique Aerts and Ana Gonzaga L{\'o}pez and Olga Huetos and Andromachi Katsonouri and Katja Maurer-Chronakis and Lucie Ka{\vs}parov{\'a} and Karel Vrb{\'i}k and P{\'e}ter Rudnai and Mikl{\'o}s N{\'a}ray and C{\'e}dric Guignard and Marc E. Fischer and Danuta Ligocka and Beata Janasik and M F{\'a}tima Reis and S{\'o}nia Namorado and Cristian Pop and Irina Dumitraşcu and Katar{\'i}na Halzlov{\'a} and Eleonora Fabianova and Darja Mazej and Janja Snoj Tratnik and Marika Berglund and Bo A. G. J{\"o}nsson and Andrea D Lehmann and Pierre Crettaz and Hanne Winther Frederiksen and Flemming Nielsen and Helena McGrath and Ian Nesbitt and Koen A J De Cremer and Guido Vanermen and Gudrun Koppen and Michael Wilhelm and Kerstin Becker and Juergen Angerer},
  journal={International journal of hygiene and environmental health},
  year={2014},
  volume={217 6},
  pages={653-61}
}
COPHES/DEMOCOPHES has its origins in the European Environment and Health Action Plan of 2004 to "develop a coherent approach on human biomonitoring (HBM) in Europe". Within this twin-project it was targeted to collect specimens from 120 mother-child-pairs in each of the 17 participating European countries. These specimens were investigated for six biomarkers (mercury in hair; creatinine, cotinine, cadmium, phthalate metabolites and bisphenol A in urine). The results for mercury in hair are… CONTINUE READING
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