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Title: High Throughput Method of Extracting and Counting Strontium-90 in Urine

Abstract

A method has been developed for the rapid extraction of Sr-90 from the urine of individuals exposed to radiation in a terrorist attack. The method employs two chromatographic ion-exchange materials: Diphonix resin and Sr resin, both of which are commercially available. The Diphonix resin reduces the alkali ion concentrations below 10 mM, and the Sr resin concentrates and decontaminates strontium-90. Experimental and calculational data are given for a variety of test conditions. On the basis of these results, a flowsheet has been developed for the rapid concentration and extraction of Sr-90 from human urine samples for subsequent beta-counting.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [1]
  1. Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE; U. S. Department of Health and Human Services
OSTI Identifier:
1344880
Report Number(s):
ANL/NE-16/5
126426
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-06CH11357
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
61 RADIATION PROTECTION AND DOSIMETRY

Citation Formats

Shkrob, I., Kaminski, M., Mertz, C., Hawkins, C., Dietz, M., and Tisch, A. High Throughput Method of Extracting and Counting Strontium-90 in Urine. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.2172/1344880.
Shkrob, I., Kaminski, M., Mertz, C., Hawkins, C., Dietz, M., & Tisch, A. High Throughput Method of Extracting and Counting Strontium-90 in Urine. United States. doi:10.2172/1344880.
Shkrob, I., Kaminski, M., Mertz, C., Hawkins, C., Dietz, M., and Tisch, A. Tue . "High Throughput Method of Extracting and Counting Strontium-90 in Urine". United States. doi:10.2172/1344880. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1344880.
@article{osti_1344880,
title = {High Throughput Method of Extracting and Counting Strontium-90 in Urine},
author = {Shkrob, I. and Kaminski, M. and Mertz, C. and Hawkins, C. and Dietz, M. and Tisch, A.},
abstractNote = {A method has been developed for the rapid extraction of Sr-90 from the urine of individuals exposed to radiation in a terrorist attack. The method employs two chromatographic ion-exchange materials: Diphonix resin and Sr resin, both of which are commercially available. The Diphonix resin reduces the alkali ion concentrations below 10 mM, and the Sr resin concentrates and decontaminates strontium-90. Experimental and calculational data are given for a variety of test conditions. On the basis of these results, a flowsheet has been developed for the rapid concentration and extraction of Sr-90 from human urine samples for subsequent beta-counting.},
doi = {10.2172/1344880},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2016},
month = {3}
}

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