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Biological Monitoring of Toxic Metals

  • Thomas W. Clarkson
  • Lars Friberg
  • Gunnar F. Nordberg
  • Polly R. Sager

Part of the Rochester Series on Environmental Toxicity book series (RSET)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Overview

    1. Carl-Gustaf Elinder, Lars Gerhardsson, Guenter Oberdoerster
      Pages 1-71
  3. Invited Papers

    1. Introduction

      1. Antero Aitio
        Pages 75-83
      2. Lars Friberg
        Pages 103-126
      3. Tord Kjellstrom
        Pages 127-147
    2. Specific Metals

      1. Gunnar F. Nordberg, Monica Nordberg
        Pages 151-168
      2. Staffan Skerfving
        Pages 169-197
      3. Thomas W. Clarkson, John B. Hursh, Polly R. Sager, Tore L. M. Syversen
        Pages 199-246
      4. Thomas W. Clarkson, Lars Friberg, John B. Hursh, Magnus Nylander
        Pages 247-264
      5. F. William Sunderman Jr.
        Pages 265-282
      6. Guenter Oberdoerster, George Cherian
        Pages 283-301
      7. Marie E. Vahter
        Pages 303-321
      8. John Savory, Michael R. Wills
        Pages 323-336
      9. Tor Norseth, Ivar Martinsen
        Pages 337-367
      10. Antero Aitio, Jorma Jarvisalo, Mirja Kiilunen, Pirkko-Liisa Kalliomaki, Kalevi Kalliomaki
        Pages 369-382
      11. Laszlo Magos, George G. Berg
        Pages 383-405
      12. L. Alessio, A. Dell’Orto
        Pages 407-417
      13. L. Alessio, A. Dell’Orto
        Pages 419-425
      14. L. Alessio, M. Maroni, A. Dell’Orto
        Pages 427-436
    3. Metals Used in Advanced High Technology

    4. Trends in Analytical Methods

    5. Biological Media - Their Advantages and Pitfalls When Used in Biological Monitoring

  4. Back Matter
    Pages 661-686

About this book

Introduction

This document is the result of a conference on "Biological Monitoring of Metals" held in Rochester, June 2-6, 1986, organized jointly by the Environmental Health Sciences Center of the School of Medicine and Dentistry of the University of Rochester, NY, and the Scientific Committee on the Toxicology of Metals within the International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH) at the Karolinska Institute and the National (Swedish) Institute of Environmental Medicine and the University of Umea, Sweden. The aim of the Conference was to define and evaluate the scientific basis for the biological monitoring of metals. The conference was co-sponsored by the World Health Organization through its International Program on Chemical Safety and received substantial encouragement and support from the Swedish Work Environmental Fund and the United States Environmental Protection Agency. This was the second conference organized jointly by the Scientific Committee on the Toxicology of Metals and The Toxicology Division of the University of Rochester. The previous joint conference was held in 1982 on the Reproductive and Developmental Toxicity of Metals. In addition, conferences have been organized by each group (see Appendices A and B). Several of these conferences are specially relevant to the topic of the current conference. These include the joint conference mentioned above and the conferences on dose-effect and dose-response relationship held in Tokyo in 1974 and on accumulation of metals held in Buenos Aires in 1972.

Keywords

environment environmental health environmental medicine environmental protection health toxicity toxicology

Editors and affiliations

  • Thomas W. Clarkson
    • 1
  • Lars Friberg
    • 2
  • Gunnar F. Nordberg
    • 3
  • Polly R. Sager
    • 4
  1. 1.University of Rochester Shool of MedicineRochesterUSA
  2. 2.The Karolinska InstituteStockholmSweden
  3. 3.University of UmeaUmeaSweden
  4. 4.Stauffer Chemical CompanyFarmingtonUSA

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