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Concentrations of selected organochlorines in serum from the non-occupationally exposed New Zealand population

Publication date:  May 2001
Publication reference number:  ME 350

This report, published in 2001, provides data on the concentrations of dioxins, PCBs and organochlorine pesticides in serum collected from New Zealanders aged 15 years and older. As well as measuring the baseline levels of these contaminants, the serum study examined the relationships of concentrations to age, geographic region, ethnicity and sex.