The Influence of Time, Sex and Geographic Factors on Levels of Perfluorooctane Sulfonate and Perfluorooctanoate in Human Serum over the Last 25 years

@article{Harada2004TheIO,
  title={The Influence of Time, Sex and Geographic Factors on Levels of Perfluorooctane Sulfonate and Perfluorooctanoate in Human Serum over the Last 25 years},
  author={Kouji H. Harada and Norimitsu Saito and Kayoko Inoue and Takeo Yoshinaga and Takao Watanabe and Shiro Sasaki and Shigetoshi Kamiyama and Akio Koizumi},
  journal={Journal of Occupational Health},
  year={2004},
  volume={46}
}
The Influence of Time, Sex and Geographic Factors on Levels of Perfluorooctane Sulfonate and Perfluorooctanoate in Human Serum over the Last 25 years: Kouji Harada, et al. Department of Health and Environmental Sciences, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine— Perfluorooctanesulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoate (PFOA) are important perfluorochemicals (PFCs) in various applications. Recently, it has been shown that these chemicals are widespread in the environment, wildlife and humans… 

Time trends and the influence of age and gender on serum concentrations of perfluorinated compounds in archived human samples.

For most PFCs, the concentrations in the human serum samples were found to increase with age in the pools from 2007, while the results for 1976, 1987, and 1998 were more varying.

Historical trends in human serum levels of perfluorooctanoate and perfluorooctane sulfonate in Shenyang, China.

The data from this study indicate that females are likely to experience higher exposure to these chemicals, as both the serum PFOA and PFOS levels continued to increase from 1999 to 2002, with remarkable increases observed in females.
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