Effects of fasting on blood levels of 2,3,7,8-TCDD and related compounds

Marianne Hansson, Christoffer Rappe, Michael Gochfeld, Henry Velez, Wayne P. Wilson, Therese Ghent-Guenther, Peter C. Kahn

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The effect of fasting on blood dioxin and dibenzofuran levels was tested in thirteen Viet Nam veterans. Although 2,3,7,8-TCDD increased slightly, for no congener including TCDD was the change in level statistically significant.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)525-530
Number of pages6
Issue number1-6
StatePublished - 1989

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Chemistry
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Pollution
  • Health, Toxicology and Mutagenesis
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Chemistry


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