Retention Times of Pb, Cd, Cu and Zn in Children's Blood

etention times of Pb, Cd, Cu and Zn in blood of 6- to 10-year-old children are estimated by measurement of levels of these metals in air particulate, duplicate diet and blood of 19 children residing in different locations in Mumbai (previously, Bomba) city. Retention times of 20.3, 9/1, 2.3 and 2.3 days for Pb, Cd. And Zn, respectively.

R Raghunath, RM Tripathi, RN Khandekar, KSV Nambi, Sci Total Environ 1997;207:133-13