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J Toxicol Environ Health A 2004 Apr 9;67(7):555-82.

Does high organochlorine (OC) exposure impair the resistance to infection in polar bears (Ursus maritimus)? Part I: Effect of OCs on the humoral immunity.

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: 3121

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
cross sectional 56 ingestion exposure no repeated
Exposures Insecticides, Organochlorine
Polychlorinated Biphenyls
Risk factors Age Factors
Body Weight
Geographic Locations
Nutritional Status
Outcomes Antibody Formation
Body Weight
Immunoglobulin G
Species Bears
Locations location map
Oceans Oceans (general) Hudson Bay (bay)
Svalbard Svalbard (general) Svalbard (first-order administrative division)

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