Whole blood selenium content in healthy adults in the Czech Republic.

@article{Batriov2005WholeBS,
  title={Whole blood selenium content in healthy adults in the Czech Republic.},
  author={Andrea Bat{\'a}riov{\'a} and Milena {\vC}ern{\'a} and Věra Spěv{\'a}{\vc}kov{\'a} and M{\'a}ja {\vC}ejchanov{\'a} and Bohuslav Bene{\vs} and Jiř{\'i} {\vS}m{\'i}d},
  journal={The Science of the total environment},
  year={2005},
  volume={338 3},
  pages={183-8}
}
Over a 5-year period, from 1996 to 2001, blood selenium levels were recorded in a set of 2414 healthy blood donors (1781 men and 633 women; 880 smokers and 1534 nonsmokers) living in four selected areas of the Czech Republic. About 100 blood samples per year and region were analyzed using the HGA method. The internal and external quality controls of this method were performed throughout the duration of the study. In general, blood selenium concentrations (81.9 and 106.7 microg/l for median and… CONTINUE READING