Title: Chemical Contaminants in the Great Lakes: The Human Health Aspect
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Abstract: Chemical Contaminants in the Great Lakes: The Human Health Aspect, by Harold E. B. Humphrey, Center for Environmental Health Sciences, Michigan Department of Public Health, Lansing, Michigan
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152 Epidermis in Birds and Mammals Caused by Chemicals in the Great Lakes

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Harold E. B. Humphrey
Center for Environmental Health Sciences. Michigan Department of
Public Health, Lansing, Michigan 48909

1. Introduction
2. Chemical contaminants
2.1. Contaminants in Great Lakes fish
2.2. Potential risk from fish consumption
2.3. Potential exposure from fish consumption
3. Epidemiological Investigations
3.1. Pilot study
3.2. Cohot study
4. Human exposure assessment
4.1. Serum concentrations
4.2. Influence of fish consumption
4.3. Predominant forms of PCBs in serum
S. Toxicological Implications of exposure
5.1. PCB congener toxicity
5.2. Post meal concentrations
5.3. Body burden
6. Health implications of exposure
7. Direction of future research

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