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International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health


Arsenic (As) is a metalloid that has been classified as a xenobiotic with toxic effects on human beings, especially on children. Since the soil in Jamaica contains As, dietary intake is considered the main source of As exposure in Jamaicans. In addition, glutathione S-transferase (GST) genes, including


Arsenic, Case-Control Studies, Child, Genetic Predisposition to Disease, Genotype, Glutathione S-Transferase pi, Glutathione Transferase, Humans, Jamaica, Polymorphism, Genetic, Risk Factors, Sociodemographic Factors



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