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Dietary intake of lead and cadmium by children and adults - Result calculated from dietary recall and available lead/cadmium level in food in comparison to result from food duplicate diet method.
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PMID:  20705508     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
The dietary intakes of lead and cadmium by 30 children and 30 adults living in Jinhu area in China were determined by the duplicate method with a 3-day sampling period. Dietary recall and available lead/cadmium level in food were also used to calculate dietary intakes. Lead intakes based on duplicate method were 15.66μg(kg(bw))(-1)week(-1) for children and 8.83μg(kg(bw))(-1)week(-1) for adults. Cadmium intakes were 2.07μg(kg(bw))(-1)week(-1) for children and 1.49μg(kg(bw))(-1)week(-1) for adult. The results from the dietary record method were as follows: lead intakes were 11.84μg(kg(bw))(-1)week(-1) for children and 7.70μg(kg(bw))(-1)week(-1) for adult. Cadmium intakes were 2.20μg(kg(bw))(-1)week(-1) for children and 1.44μg(kg(bw))(-1)week(-1) for adults. Children's dietary intakes were higher than those of adults'. The results of the dietary intakes calculated from two methods did not have significant difference. Compared to the FAO/WHO PTWIs for lead and cadmium, the average lead and cadmium dietary intakes are all below PTWIs. It was concluded that dietary record method can give comparatively accurate result for lead and cadmium dietary intakes compared with duplicate method. The average lead and cadmium dietary intakes for children and adults in Jinhu area are considered safe. However, the high level of dietary lead and cadmium intakes of children in this area deserves our attention.
Pei Liu; Can-Nan Wang; Xiao-Yun Song; Yong-Ning Wu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't     Date:  2010-08-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of hygiene and environmental health     Volume:  213     ISSN:  1618-131X     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Hyg Environ Health     Publication Date:  2010 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-12-03     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100898843     Medline TA:  Int J Hyg Environ Health     Country:  Germany    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  450-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2010 Elsevier GmbH. All rights reserved.
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Southeast University, DingJiaqiao 87#, Hunan Road, Gulou District, Nanjing 210009, Jiangsu, China.
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