Measurement methods for human exposure analysis.

Abstract:

:The general methods used to complete measurements of human exposures are identified and illustrations are provided for the cases of indirect and direct methods used for exposure analysis. The application of the techniques for external measurements of exposure, microenvironmental and personal monitors, are placed in the context of the need to test hypotheses concerning the biological effects of concern. The linkage of external measurements to measurements made in biological fluids is explored for a suite of contaminants. This information is placed in the context of the scientific framework used to conduct exposure assessment. Examples are taken from research on volatile organics and for a large scale problem: hazardous waste sites.

authors

Lioy PJ

doi

10.1289/ehp.95103s335

subject

Has Abstract

pub_date

1995-04-01 00:00:00

pages

35-43

eissn

0091-6765

issn

1552-9924

journal_volume

103 Suppl 3

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