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Whole blood is the sample matrix of choice for monitoring systemic triclocarban levels.
Schebb NH; Ahn KC; Dong H; Gee SJ; Hammock BD
Chemosphere 2012 May; 87(7):825-827
The antibacterial triclocarban (TCC) concentrates in the cellular fraction of blood. Consequently, plasma levels are at least two-fold lower than the TCC amount present in blood. Utilizing whole blood sampling, a low but significant absorption of TCC from soap during showering is demonstrated for a small group of human subjects.
Blood-samples; Antibacterial-agents; Cellular-function; Cell-function; Soap-products; Humans; Men; Women; Environmental-exposure; Animals; Laboratory-animals; Analytical-methods; Author Keywords: Antibacterial; Triclocarban; Biomonitoring; Whole blood
B. D. Hammock, PTRL West, Inc., 625B Alfred Nobel Drive, Hercules, CA 94547
Cooperative Agreement; Agriculture
Issue of Publication
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing
University of California - Davis
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