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Title:
PHYSIOLOGY AND TOXICOLOGY OF PLUTONIUM-239 AND ITS INDUSTRIAL MEDICAL CONTROL (PARTIAL)
Subject Terms:
HREX; ABSORPTION; ANIMALS; BODY BURDEN; CONTAMINATION; EXCRETION; EXTERN IRRADIATION; HUMANS; INHALATION; INTERNAL IRRADIATION; MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE; METABOLISM; ORGANS; PHYSIOLOGY; PLUTONIUM; PLUTONIUM 239; RADIATION DOSES; RADIATION HAZARDS; RETENTION; SKIN; TISSUE ANALYSIS; TOXICOLOGY
Document Location:
Location - NNSA/NSO Nuclear Testing Archive Address - P.O. Box 98521 City - Las Vegas State - NV Zip - 89193-8521 Phone - (702)794-5106 Fax - (702)862-4240 Email - CIC@NV.DOE.GOV
Document Type:
REPORT
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Declassification Status:
Never classified
Document Pages:
0008
Accession Number:
NV0700125
OpenNet Entry Date:
1994 Aug 27
Description/Abstract:
EXCERPTS FROM "PHYSIOLOGY AND TOXICOLOGY OF PLUTONIUM-239 AND ITS INDUSTRIAL MEDICAL CONTROL." DISCUSSES THE RETENTION AND EXCRETION RATES OF PLUTONIUM AND RADIUM IN MAN. SEPARATE EXCERPT FROM "THE BIOLOGICAL IMPLICATIONS OF THE TRANSURANIUM ELEMENTS FOR MAN." BRIEFLY DISCUSSES THE TRACER STUDIES IN HOPELESSLY ILL SUBJECTS STARTING APRIL, 1945. SEPARATE EXCERPT FROM "THE APPLICATION OF EXCRETION ANALYSES TO THE DETERMINATION OF BODY BURDEN OF RADIOACTIVE ISOTOPES." SHOWS GRAPH OF FIXATION AND EXCRETION OF TRITIUM BY THE MOUSE AND GIVES A NARRATIVE OF PLUTONIUM COMPARED TO TRITIUM.


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