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  • 1 Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro Instituto de Radioprotecao e Dosimetria/CNEN (Brasil)
  • 2 Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro Instituto de Biologia (Brasil)
  • 3 University of Utah Environmental Radiation and Toxicology Laboratory (USA)
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Abstract  

The main objective of this paper is to point out problems associated with interpretation of bioassay monitoring in view of the existing biokinetic models. The exposure to thorium in Brazil is given in this paper as an example of the seriousness of the problem.