Biological Monitoring of Toxic Metals - Overview

  • Carl-Gustaf Elinder
  • Lars Gerhardsson
  • Guenter Oberdoerster
Part of the Rochester Series on Environmental Toxicity book series (RSET)


This report follows the same general format as the conference agenda (see Preface). A general discussion of different types of monitoring with special emphasis on biological monitoring, is followed by sections on metabolism and metabolic models, analytical methodology, quality assurance and quality control, biological monitoring in developing countries, and ethical issues. These are followed by a brief review of specific metals. Citations in the overview report are limited purposefully. Therefore, readers are referred to the working papers for a more complete list of references.


Lead Exposure Body Burden Hexavalent Chromium Critical Organ Biological Monitoring 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carl-Gustaf Elinder
    • 1
  • Lars Gerhardsson
    • 2
  • Guenter Oberdoerster
    • 3
  1. 1.National Board of Occupational Safety and HealthaSolnaSweden
  2. 2.Dept. of Environmental MedicineUmea University School of MedicineUmeaSweden
  3. 3.Environmental Health Sciences CenterUniversity of Rochester Medical CenterRochesterUSA

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