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Main Title Environmental monitoring using genetic bioassays /
Author Lewtas, Joellen.
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Author Title of a Work
Lewtas, Joellen.
CORP Author Health Effects Research Lab., Research Triangle Park, NC. Genetic Toxicology Div.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Health Effects Research Laboratory,
Year Published 1989
Report Number EPA/600/D-89/146
Stock Number PB90-112798
Additional Subjects Industrial wastes ; Exposure ; Salmonella typhimurium ; Potable water ; Bioassay ; Reprints ; Environmental monitoring ; Mutagenicity tests ; Air pollution effects(Humans) ; Water pollution effects(Humans) ; Risk assessment
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB90-112798 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 01/01/1988
Collation 31 pages ; 28 cm
Environmental monitoring has evolved over the last ten years toward providing data more useful for exposure and risk assessment. The objective of many monitoring studies in the 1960s and 1970s was to monitor concentrations of pollutants including environmental mutagens at ambient locations, such as roof tops and in large bodies of water, where the pollutants would be well mixed and represent a homogeneous sample. In the 1980s, a number of studies focused on assessing the emission of mutagens from various sources. Now the emphasis has shifted to monitoring human exposure to environmental mutagens and to understanding which sources and factors lead to increased exposure and potential cancer risk. The chapter briefly reviews advances in genetic bioassay methods for environmental monitoring and focuses on approaches to integrating genetic bioassay methods with environmental monitoring studies.
"EPA/600/D-89/146." Microfiche.