Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, October 24th, 2006
"Samples of groundwater, river water, river sediment, paddy soil, rice seeds, hen eggs, fish, umbilical cord blood, and newborn meconium were collected from October 2002 to October 2003 near a large site in China used for the disassembly of obsolete transformers and other electronic or electrical waste.
"Six indicator PCB congeners, three nonortho dioxin-like PCB congeners, and six organochlorine pesticides were determined in the samples by GC with electron capture detector," wrote investigators in the People's Republic of China.
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