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Abstract

Studies on health effects of environmental cadmium pollution have revealed that low molecular weight proteinuria, especially β2- microglobulinuria, was the earliest sign and itai-itai disease was the most advanced case. Dose-response relationship of environmental cadmium pollution was observed in three different cadmium-polluted areas and this suggested that the maximum allowable intake of cadmium might be very low, compared with nonpolluted levels of cadmium.

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Cadmium Concentration Cadmium Exposure Akita Prefecture Nagasaki Prefecture Ishikawa Prefecture 
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© Dr. S. Bernhard, Dahlem Konferenzen, Berlin 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Nogawa
    • 1
  1. 1.Kanazawa Medical UniversityUchinada, IshikawaJapan

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