Chromosomal damage in long-term residents of houses contaminated with cobalt-60

F. D. Chen, K. Y. Chen, F. Q.H. Ngo, C. H. Lin, S. T. Tsai, T. S. Ling, J. J.K. Whang-Peng, A. A. Edwards, D. C. Lloyd, W. L. Chen

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Abstract

Chromosomal translocations in people who have lived in houses contaminated with radiation were substantially raised compared with controls. Retrospective biological dosimetry indicated cumulative exposures less than 1.0 Gy, which were lower than values derived from physical measurements.

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages1
JournalLancet
Volume355
Issue number9205
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 26 2000
Externally publishedYes

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