Urine concentrations of Arsenic and its species in adolescents from Wallonia (Belgium).

Last updated on 15-1-2024 by Heidi Demaegdt

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In the present study, we assessed urine concentrations of As and its species in a representative sample of adolescents of the Walloon population in Belgium. We examined the associations of As and its species with habitual intakes of fish and rice and other possible determinants such as gender and determined exposure reference values. We analysed urine concentrations of total arsenic (AsT), arsenobetaine (AB) and toxic relevant arsenic (TRA, the sum of DMA, MMA and inorganic arsenic) in a sample of 281 adolescents (aged 12-19y) for the BMH-WAL survey (2019-2020) using inductively coupled pl…

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