Water Sanitation Health

Arsenic in drinking-water

Background document for development of WHO Guidelines for Drinking-water Quality


Acronyms and abbreviations used in the text



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DMA dimethylarsinic acid
DNA deoxyribonucleic acid
IARC International Agency for Research on Cancer
ICP-MS inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry
MMA monomethylarsonic acid
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