Biomarkers as Indicators of Exposure

Thomas J. Smith and David Kriebel

in A Biologic Approach to Environmental Assessment and Epidemiology

Published in print August 2010 | ISBN: 9780195141566
Published online January 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199872145 | DOI:
Biomarkers as Indicators of Exposure

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This chapter presents an overview of the use of biomarkers in environmental assessment. Topics discussed include types of biomarkers, characteristics of biomarkers, modeling temporal variation in biomarkers, biomarker calibration and validation, and population characteristics of biomarkers.

Keywords: biomarkers; exposure assessment; epidemiology; environmental assessment

Chapter.  7701 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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