• Corpus ID: 1341735

Undiagnosed illnesses and radioactive warfare.

  title={Undiagnosed illnesses and radioactive warfare.},
  author={Asaf Durakovi{\'c}},
  journal={Croatian medical journal},
  volume={44 5},
  • A. Duraković
  • Published 1 October 2003
  • Environmental Science
  • Croatian medical journal
The internal contamination with depleted uranium (DU) isotopes was detected in British, Canadian, and United States Gulf War veterans as late as nine years after inhalational exposure to radioactive dust in the Persian Gulf War I. DU isotopes were also identified in a Canadian veteran's autopsy samples of lung, liver, kidney, and bone. In soil samples from Kosovo, hundreds of particles, mostly less than 5 microm in size, were found in milligram quantities. Gulf War I in 1991 resulted in 350… 

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