A study of the human biokinetics of inhaled plutonium nitrate

George Etherington*, A. L. Shutt, G. N. Stradling, L. K. Fifield, D. Newton

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An experimental study of the absorption into blood of inhaled plutonium nitrate from the human respiratory tract was conducted. Human respiratory tract model (HRTM) parameters describing the time dependence of absorption were evaluated and compared with similar parameters determined for rats.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)350-352
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of Occupational Hygiene
Publication statusPublished - 2002


  • absorption
  • biokinetics
  • clearance
  • human
  • inhalation
  • plutonium


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