First data on background levels of non-ortho and mono-ortho PCBs in blood of residents from southern Germany.

Ministry of Labour, Health and Social Welfare Baden-Wurttemberg, Stuttgart, Germany.
Chemosphere (Impact Factor: 3.14). 03/1996; 32(3):567-74. DOI: 10.1016/0045-6535(95)00351-7
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