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Journal of Toxicology & Environmental Health Part A. 68(6):457-84, 2005 Mar 26.

Does high organochlorine (OC) exposure impair the resistance to infection in polar bears (Ursus maritimus)? Part II: Possible effect of OCs on mitogen- and antigen-induced lymphocyte proliferation.

Lie E, Larsen HJ, Larsen S, Johansen GM, Derocher AE, Lunn NJ, Norstrom RJ, Wiig O, Skaare JU

National Veterinary Institute, Oslo, Norway.

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Article type: Curated - Canary ID: 1722

Cause and Effect Analysis Interspecies susceptibility data Shared exposures with humans Shared outcomes with humans Gene sequence data
Yes No No No No
Study type N Routes Sampling Controls Timing
experimental 56 ingestion, mucocutaneous - - -
Exposures DDE
Environmental Pollutants
Hexachlorobenzene
Insecticides, Organochlorine
Lindane
nonachlor, (trans)-isomer
oxychlordane
Polychlorinated Biphenyls
Risk factors Age Factors
Body Weight
Female
Outcomes Immunity, Cellular
Immunosuppression
Lymphocyte Activation
Species Bears
Locations location map
Canada Manitoba Churchill (populated place)
Svalbard Svalbard (general) Svalbard (first-order administrative division)

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