Human mercury exposure and irregular menstrual cycles in relation to artisanal gold mining in Colombia

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Rodríguez-Villamizar, Laura Andrea; Jaimes, Diana Carolina; Manquián-Tejos, Adelaida; Sánchez, Luz Helena;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Instituto Nacional de Salud
  • Subject: ciclo menstrual | salud ambiental | mercury | Menstrual cycle | mercurio | mining | environmental health | Colombia

Introducción. El proceso de extracción del oro por amalgamación con mercurio es común en la minería artesanal. Los efectos sobre la reproducción de la exposición al mercurio elemental en el contexto de la minería del oro, no han sido suficientemente estudiados. Objetivo... View more
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