The current environmental levels of endocrine disruptors (mercury, cadmium, organochlorine pesticides and PCBs) in a Belgian adult population and their predictors of exposure.

@article{Pirard2018TheCE,
  title={The current environmental levels of endocrine disruptors (mercury, cadmium, organochlorine pesticides and PCBs) in a Belgian adult population and their predictors of exposure.},
  author={Catherine Pirard and Stephanie Compere and Katty Firquet and Corinne J Charlier},
  journal={International journal of hygiene and environmental health},
  year={2018},
  volume={221 2},
  pages={
          211-222
        }
}
A human biomonitoring study was carried out measuring the levels of endocrine disruptors in 252 participants (18-76 years old) recruited between February and May 2015 from the general population of Liege Province (Belgium). In this study, we reported the recent levels of cadmium and mercury in urine, some organochlorine pesticides and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in serum, and their relations to demographic characteristics, lifestyle behaviors and dietary habits. The median urinary levels… CONTINUE READING
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