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Concentrations of PBDE Congeners in Breast Milk and Predictors of Exposure in Seoul Residents
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Concentrations of PBDE Congeners in Breast Milk and Predictors of Exposure in Seoul Residents
We, Sung-Ug; Yoon, Cho-Hee; Min, Byung-Yoon;
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Objectives: This study was designed to determine the levels of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in breast milk and to evaluate the relations with factors affecting these levels. Methods: The congener levels of PBDE in 22 samples of breast milk were analyzed using a high resolution gas chromatograph with a high resolution mass detector. In accordance with our standard operating procedures, the recoveries of internal standards had to range between 68% and 118%. Since the distribution of PBDE concentrations is close to log-normal, the data were logarithmically transformed before analysis. Test subjects were healthy primipara and multipara mothers with a mean age of 32 (SD
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