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Main Title Determination of Chlorinated Insecticides in Human Blood.
Author Dale, William E. ; Curley, August ; Hayes, Jr., Wayland J. ;
CORP Author Communicable Disease Center, Atlanta, Ga.
Year Published 1967
Stock Number PB-280 090
Additional Subjects Pesticides ; Insecticides ; Toxicology ; Blood chemical analysis ; Chlorohydrocarbons ; Humans ; Chemical analysis ; Blood ; Concentration(Composition) ; Vaporizing ; Extraction ; Populations ; Exposure ; Males ; Females ; Metabolism ; Reprints ; Toxic substances
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-280 090 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 6p
Both the simple hexane extraction and the heat volatization method give good recovery of chlorinated hydrocarbon insecticides from water. In vitro binding of all these materials can be demonstrated by both analytical methods. This suggests the possibility of binding in vivo, but it is certain that the two kinds of binding are not identical. The volatilization method gives lower recovery of added material, but it gives higher recovery of the same materials present through metabolism in blood taken from the general population. Application of the volatilization method demonstrated higher concentrations of pesticides and their metabolites in the plasma of men as compared with the plasma of women, and the same was true in some instances of whole blood and RBC.