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Mercury concentration in cord blood.
  1. D A Spencer,
  2. I M House,
  3. J H Tripp,
  4. L Stimmler
  1. Department of Paediatrics, Guy's Hospital.


    The mean mercury concentration measured in cord blood from 51 inner city babies born at Guy's Hospital was significantly higher (37 nmol/l v 20 nmol/l) than that from 17 babies born at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, which serves a more rural population.

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