Transplacental Passage of Fluoride in Pregnant Polish Women Assessed on the Basis of Fluoride Concentrations in Maternal and Cord Blood Plasma


The aim of this study was to evaluate placental transfer of fluoride (F) in 30 pregnant women at the time of giving birth, who were living in Poznan, Poland, where the F concentration in the drinking water ranges from 0.4 to 0.8 mg/L. F concentrations of maternal and umbilical venous cord blood plasma were determined in samples drawn at delivery. The mean… (More)


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