TITLE

Measurement of Organophosphate Metabolites in Postpartum Meconium as a Potential Biomarker of Prenatal Exposure: A Validation Study

AUTHOR(S)
Whyatt, Robin M.
PUB. DATE
April 2001
SOURCE
Environmental Health Perspectives;Apr2001, Vol. 109 Issue 4, p141
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the organophosphate metabolites in postpartum meconium in prenatal exposure. Existence of organophosphate metabolites in meconium; Recovery of each analyte through isotope dilution; Implications on the capability of organophosphate metabolites in meconium as biomarkers of prenatal exposure.
ACCESSION #
4595837

 

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