Fluoride level in plasma blood and urine of first-trimester pregnant women living in a province

Authors

  • Sanhawat Chaiwong School of Public Health, Walailak University
  • Tippawan Chaiwong Dok Kham Tai hospital, Phayao Province
  • Benjawan Nunthachai Faculty of Nursing, Chalermkarnchana University
  • Korparakamon Sripirom School of Public Health, Walailak University

Keywords:

Fluoride, plasma blood, urine, pregnant women

Abstract

The study was aimed to determine the fluoride level in blood and urine of 154 first-trimester pregnant women among 7 public hospitals of a province. The concentration of plasma-blood fluoride was not determined in all subjects. For concentration of urine fluoride concentration, 77 cases (50.6%) had low fluoride level (less than 0.2 mg/L), 74 cases (48.7%) revealed the normal fluoride level (0.2 to 3.2 mg/L. Only 3 subjects (1.97) had high fluoride level (more than 3.2 mg/L).

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Published

2018-08-29

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Chaiwong S, Chaiwong T, Nunthachai B, Sripirom K. Fluoride level in plasma blood and urine of first-trimester pregnant women living in a province. Naresaun Phayao J [Internet]. 2018 Aug. 29 [cited 2022 Aug. 14];11(2):49-51. Available from: https://li01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/journalup/article/view/184739

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